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"The ease of configuration was probably one of its biggest selling points.""Another valuable feature is that it provides integration to things like Cloud Access Security Broker, which provides security around cloud applications.""The fingerprinting technology is the solution's most valuable feature. It's unique to Forcepoint.""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.""It's fast and it prepares loss reports.""The solution offers very good sensitive data protection.""The product is good and reliable. The vendor company is continually improving it and they seem to stay one step ahead.""The GUI is very intuitive. That is the way I would explain its ease of use. It is straightforward."

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"McAfee is helping us to clean all of the viruses from the machines, protecting our desktops from the latest threats.""If you set it up right, it can really manage a very complex environment which require fine tuning where there are a lot of exceptions. That's what it caters to. It can just do those specifics in those exceptional situations, which is good.""I really like the auditing component because it really looks at exactly what has happened on the network.""The most valuable features of this solution are the antivirus and the DLP.""The central manager policy means we have almost all client modules in one solution.""From a single dashboard, I can take a look at several things including the endpoint protection, the file integrity section, the data activity monitor, and more.""The central management console is the solution's most valuable aspect.""The graphical interface of the solution is its most valuable aspect."

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Cons
"I can't push a report by a certain organizational entity or unit without a lot of work. The reporting could be better.""I am really impressed by the interface and management console but the requirements are very high and the response time is too slow.""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.""The initial setup is a bit complex. You will need help from the peer support team in the configuration.""The protection of personal data needs to be improved.""It would be wonderful if the solution could develop more AI and machine learning capabilities. It would also be good if the solution was able to integrate with other ML and AI solutions. Right now, this is lacking.""Everything can be improved and maybe there is a way to improve the user experience through the interface.""Usually for the biome of a small company, like 50 users, setup takes more than one week."

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"McAfee should improve in terms of customer support and assigning a knowledgeable TAM to customers.""While there are bugs and a few functionality issues, it is just a matter of raising them with the support team. However, support is part of the problem as well. You want everything to be seamless in a perfect world, but the support is spread across different countries. They have Level 1, 2, and 3. Level 1 is most likely in a developing country. They don't provide the best service.""They have to do something to make the solution more resilient or recoverable from power failure events, which may include creating their own database.""The Virtual Patching feature needs to be improved.""The detection aspect should be improved so that signatures are updated more quickly.""There is a problem when it comes to agent communication and duplicate records, where the rebooting of a machine leads to the installation of a new agent and you get a lot of duplicate records that ultimately affect your compliance monitoring.""There needs to be support for Mac computers. Currently, McAfee does not work on iOS.""The solution sometimes has some false positives on IP addresses, from the web control aspect of the product. This needs to be improved."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"I prefer Forceoint because it is cheaper than Symantec.""The cost for the product for our use is less than $10 per user.""Forcepoint DLP is a bit expensive."

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"Compared to other Antivirus products, the cost of this solution is a bit high.""McAfee tries to package different things into different products, then sell them as different products with different licenses. They just split everything up into multiple things. That's just their sales pitch and how they do it.""This solution is priced in the mid-range."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: I like the SaaS solution they're offering now a little bit more. It's a new product but it's easy to install and configure.
Top Answer: All of the vendors that I know have the same licensing fee — all of them. The ones that I've used, like Forcepoint, Symantec, and Digital Guardian, all have similar licensing, either perpetual or… more »
Top Answer: There is an admin and you have to monitor the solution all the time. The same is true even if you use Symantec or Digital Guardian's DLP — it's all the same. They all require one administrator to… more »
Top Answer: The security is a key feature and the console is very user friendly.
Top Answer: Choose your anniversary cycle e.g. pay annually. You just pay for what you want your license to cover. It is modular. It depends on the feature you want. There's the firewall, DLP, drive encryption… more »
Top Answer: The product could have a single plug-in that would have multiple uses rather than a single plug-in which is used for a single purpose. Each aspect has a separate plug-in. They should concentrate on… more »
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Also Known As
Forcepoint DLP, Forcepoint Data Security Suite, Websense Data Security Suite
McAfee ePO, ePolicy Orchestrator, Intel Security ePolicy Orchestrator
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Overview
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.
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (McAfee ePO) is the most advanced, extensible, and scalable centralized security management software in the industry. Unifying security management through an open platform, McAfee ePO makes risk and compliance management simpler and more successful for organizations of all sizes.
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Sample Customers
Alphawest, 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
Brelje & Race, Cognizant, Sutherland Global Services, Eagle Rock Energy, Arab National Bank, Bank Central Asia, Kleberg Bank, Leading Mexican Bank, SF Police Credit Union, Macquarie Telecom, Seagate Technology, Blackburn & Darwen Council, California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation, IRCEP, Major U.S. State Government, State of Alaska, State of Colorado, Cemex, Deutsche Edelstahlwerke
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider24%
Financial Services Firm11%
Energy/Utilities Company6%
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Comms Service Provider27%
Recruiting/Hr Firm18%
Financial Services Firm18%
Government9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company39%
Comms Service Provider19%
Government7%
Manufacturing Company7%
Company Size
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Small Business53%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise32%
REVIEWERS
Small Business18%
Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise53%
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Forcepoint Data Loss Prevention is ranked 2nd in Data Loss Prevention with 13 reviews while McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator is ranked 5th in Security Orchestration Automation and Response (SOAR) with 9 reviews. Forcepoint Data Loss Prevention is rated 8.6, while McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Forcepoint Data Loss Prevention writes "Easy to configure and offers good support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator writes "Configure and deploy everything from a single web-based interface". Forcepoint Data Loss Prevention is most compared with Symantec Data Loss Prevention, Digital Guardian, Trend Micro Integrated Data Loss Prevention, ESET Safetica and GTB Technologies Inspector, whereas McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator is most compared with McAfee MVISION ePO, Symantec Data Loss Prevention, Trend Micro Integrated Data Loss Prevention, Digital Guardian and Splunk Phantom. See our Forcepoint Data Loss Prevention vs. McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator report.

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