Compare Cisco Web Security Appliance vs. Trustwave Secure Web Gateway

Cisco Web Security Appliance is ranked 5th in Web Security Gateways with 5 reviews while Trustwave Secure Web Gateway is ranked 18th in Web Security Gateways with 1 review. Cisco Web Security Appliance is rated 7.4, while Trustwave Secure Web Gateway is rated 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 Trustwave Secure Web Gateway writes "Enables policies on threats from downloads, social networks, and AV plug-ins". Cisco Web Security Appliance is most compared with Zscaler Internet Access, whereas Trustwave Secure Web Gateway is most compared with Trustwave WebMarshal.
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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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Enables policies on downloads, social networks, and AV plug-ins. These are major threat sources and with the inclusion of AV plug-in, Secure Web Gateway is a better product.

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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 default size for database logging should be improved.

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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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Pricing is favorable. Yearly licensing is preferable.

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Cisco WSA, Cisco Web SecurityTrustwave SWG
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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).

Trustwave SWG blocks new malware in real time with several advanced engines. To block dynamic new obfuscated or encrypted drive-by downloads, Trustwave SWG decrypts, unpacks and assembles web pages and exposes their malicious behavior. Trustwave leads the industry in this advanced capability.

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New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Caixa Seguradora
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