Enable Executive Spoofing feature in ForcePoint Cloud

The Internal Executive Spoofing feature provides protection against spear phishing attacks targeting individuals within your organization. Such emails may come from legitimate (non-spoofed) email addresses, thereby passing other spoofing checks, but use the display name of a known user (often an executive), with the intention of tricking employees into sending money or information. To enable … Continue reading Enable Executive Spoofing feature in ForcePoint Cloud

Outlook Crash and Add-in Problem in Outlook 2016

Over the last week, five staff in our office have started to have random crashes of Outlook 2016. The issue is not reproducible at will and in each case, Outlook restarts and opens an error dialogue banner stating that add-ins have caused Outlook to start slowly or crash. I start to troubleshoot and i found … Continue reading Outlook Crash and Add-in Problem in Outlook 2016

Difference between Forcepoint proxy connect and direct connect

I have outlined the major difference between the proxy connect and direct connect. 1) Proxy connect enforces a PAC File, whereas Direct Connect Endpoint does not - Applications can often struggle when reading PAC Files - Since Direct Connect Endpoint doesn't enforce any internet settings, you are free to configure these however you would like. … Continue reading Difference between Forcepoint proxy connect and direct connect

Forcepoint DLP Endpoint agents not registering with the Managment Server.

Open the URL in your management server. http://localhost:17515/data-batch-services/ You should see two folders in here WEB-INFMETA-INF If you only have one then this is what is most likely causing the lack of endpoint updates. To resolve this if you Stop and disable the Data Security Batch Server service from services.msc and then go to the … Continue reading Forcepoint DLP Endpoint agents not registering with the Managment Server.

Forcepoint Web Proxy Pacfile.

function FindProxyForURL(url, host) { host = host.toLowerCase(); url = url.toLowerCase(); // If the hostname matches, send direct. if (dnsDomainIs(host, ".apple.com") || host == "apple.com") || (dnsDomainIs(host, ".skype.com") || host == "skype.com") || (dnsDomainIs(host, ".office365.com") || host == "office365.com") || (dnsDomainIs(host, ".azure.com") || host == "azure.com") || (dnsDomainIs(host, ".altium.com") || host == "altium.com")) { return "DIRECT"; … Continue reading Forcepoint Web Proxy Pacfile.