Forcepoint (formerly known as Websense) is a user and data protection cybersecurity company. It offers a cloud security gateway, a cloud access security broker, a secure web gateway, an email security solution, and a URL filtering solution. The company also provides network security, data and insider threat security, and cross-domain security products. Forcepoint caters to the government, finance, critical infrastructure, and healthcare markets.

Employee Rating

3.5
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyRaytheon Technologies
HQAustin, TX, US
Founded1994
Websiteforcepoint.com
Cybersecurity ratingFMore
Forcepoint was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Austin, TX, US
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Key People/Management at Forcepoint

Manny Rivelo

Manny Rivelo

Chief Executive Officer
Dave Stevens

Dave Stevens

Executive Vice President Strategy
Michelle Punch

Michelle Punch

Chief Customer Officer
Rees Johnson

Rees Johnson

Chief Product Officer
Karen Clark

Karen Clark

Chief Human Resources Officer
Sean Berg

Sean Berg

President, Global Governments and Critical Infrastructure
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Forcepoint Office Locations

Forcepoint has offices in Austin, Boston, Herndon, Helsinki and in 8 other locations
Austin, TX, US (HQ)
10900 Stonelake Blvd #1
Boston, MA, US
22 Thomson Pl
Herndon, VA, US
12950 Worldgate Dr #600
Helsinki, FI
Itälahdenkatu 22a
Bengaluru, IN
3rd Floor, Block 1, Prestige Blue Chip Software Park, Hosur Main Road, Dairy Colony, Adugodi
Cork, IE
85 S Mall, Centre
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Forcepoint Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1994
Forcepoint is a subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies

Forcepoint Revenue

Forcepoint's revenue was reported to be $658 m in FY, 2019 which is a 3.8% increase from the previous period.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

608.0m634.0m658.0m

Revenue growth, %

4%4%

EBIT

33.0m5.0m8.0m

EBIT margin, %

5%1%1%
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

141.0m148.0m173.0m158.0m156.0m167.0m148.0m

EBIT

(7.0m)(8.0m)18.0m(9.0m)(3.0m)14.0m(16.0m)

EBIT margin, %

(5%)(5%)10%(6%)(2%)8%(11%)
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Forcepoint Operating Metrics

Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Oct, 2020Apr, 2021

Backlog

$451 m$425 m$450 m$484 m$449 m$454 m$499 m$528 m$495 m$494 m$529 m$538 m$503 m

Countries

150150

Customers

14 k14 k

Industries Served

44

Forcepoint Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
RedOwlAugust 28, 2017
Skyfence NetworksFebruary 08, 2017
Stonesoft CorporationJanuary 14, 2016
DefensioJanuary 27, 2009
SurfControlJuly 13, 2007
PortAuthority TechnologiesJanuary 08, 2007

Forcepoint Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

F

51/100

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Forcepoint Online and Social Media Presence

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Forcepoint Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    64/100

  • CEO Rating

    C+

    68/100

  • Compensation

    C

    63/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    64/100

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Forcepoint News and Updates

Forcepoint looks to simplify zero-trust security

Forcepoint hopes to simplify security by integrating zero trust and SASE security technologies to safeguard access and data use across web, cloud services, and private applications.

Data Diode Solution Market to Register Stunning CAGR of 12.2% by 2028; Forcepoint Launches Forcepoint Data Diode to Broaden Product Portfolio: Fortune Business Insights™

Companies operating in the market such as OPSWAT, Inc., Forcepoint, BAE Systems, Siemens Mobility, Owl Cyber Defense, Advenica AB, Belden Inc., Fibersystem AB, Waterfall Security Solutions Ltd., Fox-IT, Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co, Deep Secure Ltd., and Garland Technology among others are focu…

Francisco Partners Completes Acquisition of Forcepoint

Francisco Partners today announced it has closed on the previously announced acquisition of Forcepoint from Raytheon Technologies. Forcepoint is a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions that protects the critical data and networks of thousands of customers throughout the world.

Forcepoint Blogs

Cyber Threat Fatigue: A To The Point Cybersecurity Podcast Recap

The current volatile cyber landscape is causing many agencies and organizations to feel cyber threat fatigue. When overwhelmed with threats, it can be difficult to adequately prioritize and address them. But now more than ever, it’s crucial to cut through the noise.

What Do Customers Say About Forcepoint Secure SD-WAN?

Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) is driving the mass consolidation of security tools across the world.

An Analysis of Dangerous Curves

Some recently exposed vulnerabilities in cryptographic software highlight an old problem. Software often fails when in "exotic and rarely used configurations.” The recently-published CVE-2022-0778 vulnerability, and the related CVE-2020-0601 vulnerability, both involve software that implements Ellip…

Forcepoint and IDC Webinar: Data Loss Prevention – Top Trends of 2022

According to Frank Dickson , Group Vice President for Cybersecurity Products at IDC:

Our Smart RBI Joins the Forcepoint ONE SSE Platform

Forcepoint today announced the immediate availability of the industry’s only smart Remote Browser Isolation (RBI) as part of the Forcepoint ONE Security Service Edge (SSE) platform. This cloud-based security service works with the web security service in Forcepoint ONE to insulate users against pote…

Forcepoint Brings Personalized Automation at Scale to DLP

Today Forcepoint is delivering greater personalization and automation to DLP policy enforcement while also directly addressing the huge data growth problems organizations of all sizes are facing. Personalized automation with Forcepoint DLP enables tremendous efficiency gains in managing security inc…
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Forcepoint Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Forcepoint founded?

    Forcepoint was founded in 1994.

  • Who are Forcepoint key executives?

    Forcepoint's key executives are Manny Rivelo, Dave Stevens and Michelle Punch.

  • How many employees does Forcepoint have?

    Forcepoint has 2,232 employees.

  • What is Forcepoint revenue?

    Latest Forcepoint annual revenue is $658 m.

  • What is Forcepoint revenue per employee?

    Latest Forcepoint revenue per employee is $294.8 k.

  • Who are Forcepoint competitors?

    Competitors of Forcepoint include Optiv, Zscaler and Kudelski Security.

  • Where is Forcepoint headquarters?

    Forcepoint headquarters is located at 10900 Stonelake Blvd #1, Austin.

  • Where are Forcepoint offices?

    Forcepoint has offices in Austin, Boston, Herndon, Helsinki and in 8 other locations.

  • How many offices does Forcepoint have?

    Forcepoint has 12 offices.