Gradian Systems Ltd

Forcepoint Cloud Web Security

Advanced Threat Protection for users who do not want hardware. A Cloud-based solution allows you to quickly deploy web and email security to all users, at any location, without the need to purchase or maintain hardware or software. This will simplify your network and reduce total cost of ownership.


  • Reduce malware incidents
  • Integrated DLP
  • Integrated Advanced Malware Detection
  • Risk at a glance dashboards
  • Advanced forensic reporting
  • Intuitive, custom built reporting


  • Accurately identifies today’s evasive malware
  • Improves your threat defences by identifying and classifying information
  • Visibility and control of cloud apps used


£24.58 a licence a year

  • Education pricing available
  • Free trial available

Service documents


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Service ID

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Gradian Systems Ltd

Ciaran O'Rourke

07770 377 936

Service scope

Software add-on or extension
Cloud deployment model
Public cloud
Service constraints
System requirements

User support

Email or online ticketing support
Email or online ticketing
Support response times
Please see Gradian's Support Guide attached
User can manage status and priority of support tickets
Online ticketing support accessibility
None or don’t know
Phone support
Phone support availability
24 hours, 7 days a week
Web chat support
Onsite support
Yes, at extra cost
Support levels
Please see Gradian Support Guide attached.
Support available to third parties

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
Documentation formats
  • HTML
  • PDF
  • Other
Other documentation formats
End-of-contract data extraction
All data is stored for up to 3 months after the contract ends. Users can utilise our SIEM integration to extract all user logs.
End-of-contract process
At contract end, our service will fail closed meaning any web traffic directed through our service will stop. Users are advised to remove any endpoint agents, browser settings or other methods of directing traffic to our service.

Using the service

Web browser interface
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
Designed for use on mobile devices
Differences between the mobile and desktop service
Mobile support through an add-on module which relies on a MDM solution. For more information please follow the link ink below.
Service interface
What users can and can't do using the API
There is a Management API that allows URL's from third parties databases to be automatically added to the Forcepoint solution
API documentation
API sandbox or test environment
Customisation available
Description of customisation
Administrators can customise the following: - Content Filtering rules - Malware detection rules (whitelist) - Web activity Reports - Exception pages (block pages returned to users who match a block rule) - Authentication rules - SSL interception policies - and more..


Independence of resources
All Forcepoint data centres are assigned into clusters to provide load balancing. The data centres are connected to a T1 internet connection with multiple connections. Services will scale to provide extra resource depending on demand.


Service usage metrics
Metrics types
We offer a variety of different metrics including but not restricted to bandwidth, browse time, hits, URL, categories, MB sent/received, filter time, server response time, user, protocol, threat and device.
Reporting types
  • Real-time dashboards
  • Regular reports
  • Reports on request


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

Staff security

Staff security clearance
Conforms to BS7858:2012
Government security clearance
Up to Developed Vetting (DV)

Asset protection

Knowledge of data storage and processing locations
Data storage and processing locations
  • United Kingdom
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • EU-US Privacy Shield agreement locations
User control over data storage and processing locations
Datacentre security standards
Complies with a recognised standard (for example CSA CCM version 3.0)
Penetration testing frequency
At least once a year
Penetration testing approach
Another external penetration testing organisation
Protecting data at rest
Other data at rest protection approach
Data at rest protection approach
Information available upon request
Data sanitisation process
Equipment disposal approach
In-house destruction process

Data importing and exporting

Data export approach
Users can extract data via a couple of methods. Full traffic logging will download the data in either CSV or CEF formats. This can be used standalone or then imported into a third party tool. SIEM integration will allow data to be extracted into a 3rd party SIEM solution.
Data export formats
Data import formats

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
Information available upon request
Approach to resilience
Available upon request (not public knowledge)
Outage reporting
Reports of outages are available from the following link and emails alerts.

Identity and authentication

User authentication needed
User authentication
  • 2-factor authentication
  • Identity federation with existing provider (for example Google Apps)
  • Username or password
Access restrictions in management interfaces and support channels
Management access is restricted through
the use of Role Based Access Controls
Access restriction testing frequency
At least once a year
Management access authentication
Description of management access authentication
Available upon request (not public knowledge)

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
Between 1 month and 6 months
How long system logs are stored for
Between 1 month and 6 months

Standards and certifications

ISO/IEC 27001 certification
Who accredited the ISO/IEC 27001
ISO/IEC 27001 accreditation date
What the ISO/IEC 27001 doesn’t cover
Information available upon request
ISO 28000:2007 certification
CSA STAR certification
CSA STAR accreditation date
CSA STAR certification level
Level 1: CSA STAR Self-Assessment
What the CSA STAR doesn’t cover
Information available upon request
PCI certification
Other security certifications
Any other security certifications
Privacy Shield - EU/US data privacy ISO27018

Security governance

Named board-level person responsible for service security
Security governance certified
Security governance standards
  • CSA CCM version 3.0
  • ISO/IEC 27001
  • Other
Other security governance standards
ISO 27018
Information security policies and processes
Information available upon request

Operational security

Configuration and change management standard
Supplier-defined controls
Configuration and change management approach
Information available upon request
Vulnerability management type
Vulnerability management approach
Information available upon request
Protective monitoring type
Protective monitoring approach
Information available upon request
Incident management type
Incident management approach
Information available upon request

Secure development

Approach to secure software development best practice
Supplier-defined process

Public sector networks

Connection to public sector networks


£24.58 a licence a year
Discount for educational organisations
Free trial available
Description of free trial
Please contact us for details of free trial.

Service documents

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