Compare Cisco Umbrella vs. Cyren WebSecurity

Cisco Umbrella is ranked 1st in Web Security Gateways with 11 reviews while Cyren WebSecurity is ranked 6th in Web Security Gateways with 1 review. Cisco Umbrella is rated 8.6, while Cyren WebSecurity is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Cisco Umbrella writes "Offers protection from DNS-based attacks and improves visibility". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Cyren WebSecurity writes "The logs and the reports allow me to have an overview of what is going on in my environment". Cisco Umbrella is most compared with Zscaler Internet Access, Infoblox Secure DNS and Forcepoint Web Security, whereas Cyren WebSecurity is most compared with Cisco Umbrella, Zscaler Internet Access and Forcepoint Web Security.
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Pros
It will protect, give you more robustness, and faster responses, compared to any firewalls or any of the proxy web servers.The most valuable features are the protection against ransomware and phishing.The most valuable feature is that it secures our network against blacklisted or malicious websites.Using this solution has meant that we've needed to make fewer firewall changes.The most valuable feature of this solution is its reliability.The core business of Cisco Umbrella is non-malware. That's all it does: block the malware on the gateway.It has helped reduce my unit's security events.Threats never come close to your network with security at the DNS level​.

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The email service doesn't require any effort to configure, with no agents or internal virtual appliances.The logs and the reports allow me to have an overview of what is going on in my environment.

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Cons
It would be useful if they had a malware protection engine running inside their own VM.I would like to see a graphical representation of the entire network.Support for multiple domains is important to us.I would like to see DLP integration in the next release of this solution.Security, overall, can always be improved.The solution's technical support is not very good.Some countries don't have a DNS server leading to a domain resolution IP, not at a local level.Its DNS service does not support IPv6 query.

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The UI and the logs are a bit old school.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Cisco has a model called ELA. With ELA, if you buy the solution you will have the complete security portfolio and you can pay it yearly or after three years, it depends on the contract.Licensing fees are paid on a yearly basis.Our licensing fees are on a yearly basis.Our costs were negotiated, and they are okay.There is a one-time cost of approximately $800 USD per user, and then a yearly support fee of about $50 per user.The price could be lower.The product is pricey compared to Cisco Firepower.It needs a better price point.

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8.6
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1
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532
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9.0
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Overview

OpenDNS provides easy-to-implement Internet navigation and Web security solutions for families, schools, governmental organizations and businesses of all sizes. The services provided by OpenDNS increase the speed of navigating websites and prevent unintended access to phishing and malware sites as well as to any Web content that you configure to be restricted.   

Cyren WebSecurity is your Secure Web Gateway in the cloud for all your users, anywhere and on any device. The service provides URL filtering for enforcement of your user web access policies along with state-of-the-art threat protection for your business users—all with intrinsic SaaS simplicity. It’s quick to deploy, easy to manage, comprehensive in coverage, and requires just a subscription to start. Service options range from easy-to-deploy DNS filtering to multilayered defense-in-depth, protecting you from a broad range of threats including malicious URL requests, phishing attacks, viruses, zero-day malware, botnets, and much more.

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Sample Customers
Chart Industries, City of Aspen, Eastern Mountain Sports, FLEXcon, George Washington University, Jackson Municipal Airport Authority, Ohio Public Library Information Network, PTC, Richland Community College, Smart Motors, Tulane University, VeriClaimSea Mar Community Health Centers, McDonald’s, Mercure Hotels
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Financial Services Firm29%
K 12 Educational Company Or School12%
Healthcare Company12%
Consumer Goods6%
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Software R&D Company28%
Comms Service Provider17%
Government7%
K 12 Educational Company Or School6%
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