Compare Cisco Web Security Appliance vs. Cyren WebSecurity

Cisco Web Security Appliance is ranked 5th in Web Security Gateways with 5 reviews while Cyren WebSecurity is ranked 9th in Web Security Gateways with 1 review. Cisco Web Security Appliance is rated 7.4, while Cyren WebSecurity is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Cisco Web Security Appliance writes "Good third-party integration for user authentication and authorization, but technical support needs improvement". 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 Web Security Appliance is most compared with Zscaler Internet Access, whereas Cyren WebSecurity is most compared with Cisco Umbrella, Forcepoint Web Security and Zscaler Internet Access.
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Pros
The most valuable feature is that we can use it as a proxy.This solution offers categorization for YouTube and other specific applications from Facebook to WhatsApp, which can be controlled whether it's on mobile or PC.The technical support is good. It is reactive and the documentation is very specific and very useful.The setup was very easy and straightforward.

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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
They need a better graphical interface, and they need a better ISE mechanism.Technical support needs to be improved because they take a very long time and there is no communication or notification.The FTD 21 model's Firepower Threat Defense does not have the multi-instance feature for the virtualization with the physical equipment.The solution is not very compatible with other products.

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The UI and the logs are a bit old school.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
I know from the manager that the price is too high and that other solutions offer the same features for less.When you compare the price of this solution to the price of FortiGate, it's high.The pricing is too high.

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9.0
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Cisco WSA, Cisco Web Security
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Overview

For security, your network needs malware protection, application visibility and control, acceptable use policy controls, insightful reporting and secure mobility. Cisco offers this protection, all on a single platform: the Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA).

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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New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Caixa Seguradora Sea Mar Community Health Centers, McDonald’s, Mercure Hotels
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