Forcepoint has introduced a better way to secure user connections to the web, enabling roaming employees with faster and more reliable access.
The cybersecurity company says that with Forcepoint Direct Connect, organisations can also get better enforcement, ongoing visibility and accurate geolocation of users.
According to Forcepoint, for remote workers, getting the job done requires connecting to their company data and applications via a public hotspot or a clients network.
With this in mind, current cloud-based gateway solutions are often incompatible with available connections or mask the user's location, making it impossible to properly access localised content, keep track of what roaming users are doing, or enforce geofencing controls.
The company claims that with Direct Connect technology, now available in Forcepoint's TRITON AP-WEB Cloud web security service, organisations can improve connectivity, enforce usage policies and protect roaming users operating in any network.
For business with roaming users accessing the web from hotels, coffee shops, public hotspots or client offices, Direct Connect says there are three key benefits:
This solution follows closely behind Forcepoint’s Sureview Insider Threat launch in Singapore last week.
SureView is a solution that enables businesses to spot risky activity across their enterprises, delivering better security and increased regulatory compliance while respecting privacy.