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We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"Helps block personal email accounts."
"Web proxy adds an effective layer for security."
"Provides dependable DNS monitoring of external devices."
"The initial setup is very easy and takes only a few minutes."
"What we like most is security and how easy it is to integrate with other appliances."
"It's very stable, reliable and does its job."
"The weekly reportings are great. The investigation is super and the application management is equally great."
"It analyzes the domain security helps us implement the securest policy."
"The feature that I find to be most valuable is the flexibility of the single endpoint."
"The spam filter is very effective."
"The antiviral sandboxing."
"Once deployed, the management console is simple and easy to use."
"For the most part, the solution, when set up correctly, works fine."
"The most valuable feature is the categorization, where you can allow general access to an application but limit specific features."
"In terms of functionality, Forcepoint is the best web proxy available."
"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 the same functionalities throughout the range of products."
"Missing a real data leakage prevention solution."
"Data reporting could be improved."
"They need to improve analytics so they report on more of the specifics of user activity."
"In the next release, I would like to see the integration of VDI NSX with Cisco Umbrella."
"It has happened in the past that Cisco Umbrella has denied us access to secure websites."
"The reporting could be improved by way of the information that's displayed. For example, when you pull a report, it shows an internal employee going to many websites, but you can spin that right down by saying a lot of it is being cached."
"I would like to see integration with SecurNX in the future."
"This solution does not give us full, 360-degree protection."
"Stability needs some improvement, we have on occasion experienced some delay when it is synchronized."
"We have a lot of false positives, which is one area that can be improved."
"Sometimes attacks or a new ransomware gets through."
"In the on-premises version, I don't like the deployment and structuring of the device."
"Overall the software is occupying too much memory space. If they could remedy that, it would be a better experience, because today Windows is occupying too much memory space as well (in terms of the RAM), and this software has also started occupying all the memory. Due to this, I have less space for my other office products and data. I can't, for example, operate a huge Excel sheet or other datasets."
"The deployment is a bit complex and it requires expertise to deploy, which is something that should be improved and made easier to do."
"The solution should be better able to support itself and operate faster. Sometimes the technical support team takes too long to respond."
"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."
"They have not yet extended to the cloud."
Pricing and Cost Advice
"The licensing part for Umbrella is really flexible."
"There are three models for licensing with different feature sets."
"Cisco uses subscription models for the pricing and there are three subscription plans."
"I am not sure, I don't have the numbers in front of me, but I think it's $1.00 or so per device/month."
"Cisco has a model called ELA. With ELA, if you buy the solution you will have the complete security portfolio and you can pay it yearly or after three years, it depends on the contract."
"Licensing fees are paid on a yearly basis."
"Our licensing fees are on a yearly basis."
"Our costs were negotiated, and they are okay."
"Licensing is flexible. License pricing information is based on the customer, their environment, and on the future approach."
"The price of this product should be reduced to make it more competitive."
"The licensing is not expensive."
"The pricing on Forcepoint Web Security is fair. Fair pricing at current market rates, if you are comparing with the competition."
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Also Known As
|OpenDNS||Forcepoint SWG, Websense Web Security, Forcepoint TRITON||FortiGate SWG, FortiGate Secure Web Gateway|
OpenDNS provides easy-to-implement Internet navigation and Web security solutions for families, schools, governmental organizations and businesses of all sizes. The services provided byincrease 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.
|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.|
As Enterprises continue to rearchitect their WAN Edge with rapid migration of applications to the cloud, the attack surface at the remote sites/branch locations continues to increase. This risk is especially high for web-based traffic, as web-based threat continue to be one of the primary attack vectors. As attack techniques become more advanced and versatile, organizations need an integrated approach to secure against external and internal risks. Fortinet's secure web gateway provides flexible deployment options to protect against internet-based threats without compromising on end-user experience.
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Financial Services Firm23%
Consumer Goods Company9%
K 12 Educational Company Or School9%
Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company29%
Financial Services Firm17%
Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider22%
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