Compare Cisco Web Security Appliance vs. McAfee Web Protection

Cisco Web Security Appliance is ranked 10th in Web Security Gateways with 2 reviews while McAfee Web Protection is ranked 5th in Web Security Gateways with 3 reviews. Cisco Web Security Appliance is rated 8.6, while McAfee Web Protection is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Cisco Web Security Appliance writes "The web security is good and it is user-friendly". On the other hand, the top reviewer of McAfee Web Protection writes "Permits the user to go to the internet with a sufficient level of category blocking and anti-malware control". Cisco Web Security Appliance is most compared with , whereas McAfee Web Protection is most compared with Cisco Umbrella, Blue Coat Advanced Web & Cloud Security and Zscaler Internet Access.
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Pros
The setup was very easy and straightforward.

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It's a solution that permits making a granular configuration and it is easier to deploy the same configuration on a lot of devices using the central console. It is the master of the product.The most valuable feature of this solution is that it protects against threats that are coming from the web.The most valuable feature is the ease in the configuration for security roles.

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Cons
The solution is not very compatible with other products.

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The configuration could be simplified because it is more complex to make the configuration on McAfee. What can be improved is the support of the agent on smartphones, IOS or Android. That still now is not available yet.The solution should be more proactive in regards to sending you updates.We need a better customer experience and more flexibility in the product.

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The pricing is too high.

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10th
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Avg. Rating
8.0
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2,878
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1,654
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3
Average Words per Review
336
Avg. Rating
7.7
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Cisco WSA, Cisco Web SecurityMcAfee Web Gateway, McAfee SaaS Web Protection
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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).

McAfee is one of the world’s leading independent cybersecurity companies. Inspired by the power of working together, McAfee creates business and consumer solutions that make the world a safer place. By building solutions that work with other companies' products, McAfee helps businesses orchestrate cyber environments that are truly integrated, where protection, detection, and correction of threats happen simultaneously and collaboratively. By protecting consumers across all their devices, McAfee secures their digital lifestyle at home and away. By working with other security players, McAfee is leading the effort to unite against cybercriminals for the benefit of all.

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New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Caixa Seguradora Sicredi
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