Gradian Systems Ltd

Forcepoint Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)

Forcepint CASB is security as a service that lowers the data and human behavioural risk of using any cloud applications so that it enables cutomers to overcome compliance and. Information assurance restrictions on using the Cloud

Features

  • CASB functionality
  • Cloud security
  • Cloud dlp
  • Cloud UEBA
  • Cloud Application
  • Single sign on to cloud applications
  • Cloud SIEM capability
  • Shadow IT control

Benefits

  • Forcepoint CASB enables our customers to accelerate cloud adoption
  • Increase the value gained from cloud applications
  • Protective controls to be applied to any cloud application
  • Available as a standalone or embedded in Forcepoint DLP

Pricing

£15.70 a licence

  • Education pricing available
  • Free trial available

Service documents

Framework

G-Cloud 12

Service ID

3 2 1 5 5 7 4 5 7 1 8 6 5 2 9

Contact

Gradian Systems Ltd

Ciaran O'Rourke

07770 377 936

ciaran.orourke@gradian.co.uk

Service scope

Software add-on or extension
Yes, but can also be used as a standalone service
What software services is the service an extension to
Web Security and Data Loss Prevention (DLP) AMD
Cloud deployment model
  • Public cloud
  • Private cloud
  • Community cloud
  • Hybrid cloud
Service constraints
None, in fact uniquely vs competitors Forcepoint CASB can protect any cloud application both public and private, uniquely vs competitors
System requirements
No system requirements other than internet connectivity

User support

Email or online ticketing support
Email or online ticketing
Support response times
Gradian offers a range of support and SLA options
User can manage status and priority of support tickets
Yes
Online ticketing support accessibility
None or don’t know
Phone support
Yes
Phone support availability
24 hours, 7 days a week
Web chat support
No
Onsite support
Yes, at extra cost
Support levels
Please see Gradian's Support Guide attached.
Support available to third parties
No

Onboarding and offboarding

Getting started
Gradian possess the skills and support to configure, deploy, support and run this service on your behalf. These services can be found under Gradian's Professional Service and Gradian's Managed Configuration Service
Service documentation
Yes
Documentation formats
  • HTML
  • PDF
End-of-contract data extraction
Data can be extracted in a common format such as CSV.
End-of-contract process
The service will terminate and arrangements can be made to decommission the service.

Using the service

Web browser interface
Yes
Supported browsers
  • Internet Explorer 7
  • Internet Explorer 8
  • Internet Explorer 9
  • Internet Explorer 10
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari 9+
  • Opera
Application to install
No
Designed for use on mobile devices
No
Service interface
No
API
Yes
What users can and can't do using the API
CASB API allows for integration with cloud applications for logging, reporting, cloud data discovery, data remediation, and application management.
API documentation
Yes
API documentation formats
  • HTML
  • PDF
API sandbox or test environment
Yes
Customisation available
Yes
Description of customisation
Solution administrators can customise reporting, policies, and application management. Our CASB service is consumed as a service it is licensed by the number of users that need to be protected, each "CASBSS" license entitles the organisation to protect the users for up to 15 cloud applications with no additional cost. The solution comes with many out of the box policies and detectors and there is a very intuitive and easy to use policy editor to create custom policies based o aspects of the cloud application that need protecting. Forcepoint provide full training on all aspects of our service with two levels of formal certification - CASB Certified Systems Engineer and CASB Certified Service Professional

Scaling

Independence of resources
The Forecepoint CASB service is fully multi tenanted and located in an AWS high availability cluster, we have never seen evidence of service degradation due to other users. Our largest UK customer currently operates with over 1 million users (in a B2C model)

Analytics

Service usage metrics
Yes
Metrics types
Administrator actions, unsuccessful login attempts, logout due to inactivity, mobile devices removed.
Reporting types
Real-time dashboards

Resellers

Supplier type
Reseller providing extra features and support
Organisation whose services are being resold
Forcepoint

Staff security

Staff security clearance
Other security clearance
Government security clearance
Up to Security Clearance (SC)

Asset protection

Knowledge of data storage and processing locations
Yes
Data storage and processing locations
European Economic Area (EEA)
User control over data storage and processing locations
Yes
Datacentre security standards
Complies with a recognised standard (for example CSA CCM version 3.0)
Penetration testing frequency
At least every 6 months
Penetration testing approach
Another external penetration testing organisation
Protecting data at rest
Other
Other data at rest protection approach
N/A
Data sanitisation process
Yes
Data sanitisation type
Explicit overwriting of storage before reallocation
Equipment disposal approach
Complying with a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v.30, CAS (Sanitisation) or ISO/IEC 27001

Data importing and exporting

Data export approach
Users can extract data in a number of ways. Full traffic logging will download the data in either syslog, CSV or CEF formats. This can be used standalone or then imported into a thrid party tool. SIEM integration will allow data to be extracted into a 3rd party SIEM solution.
Data export formats
  • CSV
  • Other
Other data export formats
PDF
Data import formats
  • CSV
  • Other
Other data import formats
PDF

Data-in-transit protection

Data protection between buyer and supplier networks
  • TLS (version 1.2 or above)
  • IPsec or TLS VPN gateway
Data protection within supplier network
  • TLS (version 1.2 or above)
  • IPsec or TLS VPN gateway

Availability and resilience

Guaranteed availability
99.999% availability - SLA detail availble at this link (section 2) https://www.forcepoint.com/legal/cloud-services-service-level-agreement
Approach to resilience
Available on request (not public knowledge)
Outage reporting
Email alerts are provided

Identity and authentication

User authentication needed
Yes
User authentication
  • 2-factor authentication
  • Identity federation with existing provider (for example Google Apps)
  • Dedicated link (for example VPN)
  • Username or password
Access restrictions in management interfaces and support channels
Available on request (not public)
Access restriction testing frequency
At least once a year
Management access authentication
  • 2-factor authentication
  • Identity federation with existing provider (for example Google Apps)
  • Dedicated link (for example VPN)
  • Username or password

Audit information for users

Access to user activity audit information
Users have access to real-time audit information
How long user audit data is stored for
At least 12 months
Access to supplier activity audit information
Users have access to real-time audit information
How long supplier audit data is stored for
At least 12 months
How long system logs are stored for
At least 12 months

Standards and certifications

ISO/IEC 27001 certification
Yes
Who accredited the ISO/IEC 27001
BSI
ISO/IEC 27001 accreditation date
26/06/2018
What the ISO/IEC 27001 doesn’t cover
Please contact a representative for details.
ISO 28000:2007 certification
No
CSA STAR certification
Yes
CSA STAR accreditation date
06/12/2014
CSA STAR certification level
Level 1: CSA STAR Self-Assessment
What the CSA STAR doesn’t cover
Please contact a representative for details.
PCI certification
No
Other security certifications
Yes
Any other security certifications
  • Privacy Shield - EU/US data privacy
  • ISO27018

Security governance

Named board-level person responsible for service security
Yes
Security governance certified
Yes
Security governance standards
  • CSA CCM version 3.0
  • ISO/IEC 27001
  • Other
Other security governance standards
ISO 27018 and SOC 2 type II
Information security policies and processes
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402

Operational security

Configuration and change management standard
Supplier-defined controls
Configuration and change management approach
Available on request (not public)
Vulnerability management type
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Vulnerability management approach
Available on request (not public)
Protective monitoring type
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Protective monitoring approach
Available on request (not public)
Incident management type
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example, CSA CCM v3.0 or ISO/IEC 27035:2011 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Incident management approach
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402

Secure development

Approach to secure software development best practice
Independent review of processes (for example CESG CPA Build Standard, ISO/IEC 27034, ISO/IEC 27001 or CSA CCM v3.0)

Public sector networks

Connection to public sector networks
No

Pricing

Price
£15.70 a licence
Discount for educational organisations
Yes
Free trial available
Yes
Description of free trial
Please contact us for details of free trial.

Service documents

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