Forcepoint, backed by private equity firm Francisco Partners, has acquired Zero Trust security and remote browser isolation (RBI) technology provider Cyberinc. The company will integrate Cyberinc’s technology into its secure access service edge (SASE) platform, according to a prepared statement.
In this latest deal, Cyberinc’s technology and employees will join Forcepoint’s global innovation development teams, the businesses said. Forcepoint also will establish an innovation center in Mumbai that builds upon Cyberinc’s India-based technical and engineering talent.
Cyberinc delivers RBI technology to help organizations guard against web, email and document-based threats, the company said. It offers the Isla Isolation Platform, which is built on the principle of Zero Trust security and uses RBI technology to identify and stop threats before they execute.
Along with Isla, Cyberinc provides email and web security products. It also offers ransomware, social engineering and remote work security solutions.
What Does the Cyberinc Acquisition Mean for Forcepoint?
Cyberinc will help Forcepoint deliver a data-first SASE platform, Forcepoint CEO Manny Rivelo. It ensures organizations will be able to use Forcepoint’s SASE platform to unify security policy enforcement across their employees, partners and customers.
Meanwhile, Cyberinc’s employees are expected to help Forcepoint’s global innovation development teams leverage RBI technology to deliver new SASE capabilities, the companies stated. They also help Forcepoint expand its global presence.