Compare Cisco Umbrella vs. Cyren WebSecurity

Cisco Umbrella is ranked 1st in Web Security Gateways with 9 reviews while Cyren WebSecurity which is ranked 7th in Web Security Gateways with 1 review. Cisco Umbrella is rated 8.6, while Cyren WebSecurity is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Cisco Umbrella writes "Unifies our expanding environment, making troubleshooting and maintenance easier". 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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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​.​They have a wealth of articles in their knowledge base. This has given me the freedom to troubleshoot on my own time. ​​Reports provide insight into internet usage and information helpful in creating QoS rules.

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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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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.There should be a way to monitor traffic at the user level.If the virtual appliances could also gather traffic bandwidth reports, that would be great.

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The UI and the logs are a bit old school.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
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.​The pricing is fair.You can request an evaluation license​.

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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
Top Industries
Financial Services Firm27%
Healthcare Company13%
K 12 Educational Company Or School13%
Hospitality Company7%
Manufacturing Company20%
Financial Services Firm15%
Comms Service Provider11%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
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