Compare Cyren WebSecurity vs. Forcepoint Web Security

Cyren WebSecurity is ranked 7th in Web Security Gateways with 1 review while Forcepoint Web Security which is ranked 3rd in Web Security Gateways with 10 reviews. Cyren WebSecurity is rated 9.0, while Forcepoint Web Security is rated 9.0. 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". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Forcepoint Web Security writes "Unifies Network Resources with Multi-Link Support". Cyren WebSecurity is most compared with Cisco Umbrella, Zscaler Internet Access and Forcepoint Web Security, whereas Forcepoint Web Security is most compared with Cisco Umbrella, Zscaler Internet Access and Blue Coat Advanced Web & Cloud Security.
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Pros
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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The most valuable feature of Forcepoint Web Security is creating the easy to install further policies that are deployed through the Forcepoint security manual at some stage. Just drag and drop and the policies are there.It has protected clients against cyberattacks.Giving visibility to people's actions in the network, while keeping attackers out: across data centers, offices, branches, and the cloud.Most valuable features are content filtering and monitoring.Ease of updating the latest hotfixes and patches on the appliance.Transparent Mode: Since we have multiple sites and roaming users, it has helped us in deploying the proxy to users without having to push any configurations to end users.Ability to send decrypted traffic to other security solutions for inspection.Real-time analytics.

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The UI and the logs are a bit old school.

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The firewall doesn't have any features because some customers are requesting they will install the firewall without licensing. At this time we cannot go further without licensing. Licensing is a must with Forcepoint Web Security firewalls.Ease of use could be improved.There are several issues with the product. Version 8.4 can only be managed with a CLI, they removed the nice GUI interface from version 8.1. The load-balancing needs massive improvements. The incident lists don’t sync between appliances, they need to be manually edited for each one.Improve detailed guidelines to deploy the transparent proxy to Firefox users.Security of browsing.The reporting could be improved.Database synchronization failuresAllow for faster exemption of websites or the ability to reclassify websites.

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The pricing on Forcepoint Web Security is fair. Fair pricing at current market rates, if you are comparing with the competition.It is quite expensive.It is a well-priced option.

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Websense Web Security, Forcepoint TRITON
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Overview

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.

Websense Web Security blocks web threats to reduce malware infections, decrease help desk incidents and free up valuable IT resources. It has more than 100 security and filtering categories, hundreds of web application and protocol controls, and 60-plus reports with customization and role-based access.
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Sea Mar Community Health Centers, McDonald’s, Mercure HotelsAdventist Health, Alphawest, Amadori, Anoka County, Compartamos Banco, Davies Turner, EverBank, iGATE, Karlstad Municipality, Lake Michigan Credit Union, Scavolini, Smurfit Kappa, Toyota
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