Compare Digital Guardian vs. Forcepoint Data Loss Prevention

Digital Guardian is ranked 3rd in Data Loss Prevention with 2 reviews while Forcepoint Data Loss Prevention is ranked 2nd in Data Loss Prevention with 7 reviews. Digital Guardian is rated 9.0, while Forcepoint Data Loss Prevention is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Digital Guardian writes "The classification engine enables you to set up inspection rules to determine whether data has PII". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Forcepoint Data Loss Prevention writes "Easy to configure and offers good support". Digital Guardian is most compared with Symantec Data Loss Prevention, Forcepoint Data Loss Prevention and Microsoft BitLocker, whereas Forcepoint Data Loss Prevention is most compared with Symantec Data Loss Prevention, Digital Guardian and McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator. See our Digital Guardian vs. Forcepoint Data Loss Prevention report.
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Pros
In Digital Guardian, they have the cloud correlation servers that give you visibility work like EBR and the correlation server works very well for security analysis.The technical support is really terrific.

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After the configuration, it is very stable, and in the last two years, I haven't been faced with many issues or product-related challenges.The fingerprinting technology is the solution's most valuable feature. It's unique to Forcepoint.Another valuable feature is that it provides integration to things like Cloud Access Security Broker, which provides security around cloud applications.The ease of configuration was probably one of its biggest selling points.We don't require a lot of downtime, but when we do then we are getting proper support with no issue.We receive a lot of insights from this product.It has helped us meet CTI requirements. Some employees accidentally shared information and it was able to block that information. That is one of the biggest benefits we have seen from this tool.

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The room for improvement with Digital Guardian is that it will be better with the Linux agent because it is the only DLP solution for Linux workstations. It still needs to upgrade the agents to the latest version for the Linux kernel.I would like to see the workflow, to get all the rules and policies set up, be less complicated.

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The initial setup is a bit complex. You will need help from the peer support team in the configuration.There's zero Forcepoint presence in West Africa. Customers typically like having these things close to them. It would help if they had a presence here. Right now, Forcepoint West Africa has been administered from South Africa. Because of this, customers can't access premium support in our region.I am really impressed by the interface and management console but the requirements are very high and the response time is too slow.I can't push a report by a certain organizational entity or unit without a lot of work. The reporting could be better.There is no support for the Bangla (Bengali) language, so we cannot use the Forcepoint technology for Bangla documents.We want to be able to do data classification better in the product and reduce false positives, especially on data loss prevention.It should integrate better with email.

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Digital Guardian has both, subscription and perpetual licenses, but I think when everything (all technologies) will go to the cloud they will only offer subscriptions.If I compare Digital Guardian with Symantec, the license cost is lower, but McAfee can be cheaper than Digital Guardian. It depends on how many licenses you plan to buy and how big the project is. The cost is not so high as Symantec, but not as cheap as McAfee. They can easily sell the solution for price.

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The pricing and licensing fees could be improved.The pricing and licensing are okay.It's not the cheapest solution but it's not the most expensive. It's a good price for a good product.

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Forcepoint DLP, Forcepoint Data Security Suite, Websense Data Security Suite
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Overview

Digital Guardian Endpoint Data Loss Prevention (DLP) protects sensitive data on all your endpoints. It protects intellectual property and personal information. An endpoint agent that captures and records all system, user and data events on or off the network. It has a granular control of all data movement that can be configured to automatically block, justify or encrypt sensitive data in or attached to email, files moved to removable drives, cloud storage, or web - malware and malware-free - before sensitive data is lost. It has a built-in advanced data classification that creates and modifies classification and usage policies through content inspection, context-awareness and user classification. It provides design policies with controls that won't block actions that comply with corporate policy so employees remain productive while the data stays safe.

Forcepoint DLP addresses human-centric risk with visibility and control everywhere your people work and everywhere your data resides. Security teams apply user-risk scoring to focus on the events that matter most and to accelerate compliance with global data regulations.
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The Fifth Avenue Theatre, Jabil CircuitAlphawest, Betsson, Cellcom Israel Ltd., Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, Confartigianato Vicenza, EverBank, Finansbank, iGATE, Landa Digital Printing, Northern California Bank, Reliance Capital, Remosa, Toyota, Scavolini, Zim Integrated Shipping Services
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Software R&D Company35%
Media Company10%
Government8%
Comms Service Provider8%
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