Compare Forcepoint Web Security vs. Infoblox DNS Firewall

Forcepoint Web Security is ranked 3rd in Web Security Gateways with 10 reviews while Infoblox DNS Firewall which is ranked 10th in Web Security Gateways with 2 reviews. Forcepoint Web Security is rated 8.6, while Infoblox DNS Firewall is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Forcepoint Web Security writes "Unifies Network Resources with Multi-Link Support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Infoblox DNS Firewall writes "Great DNS protection with flexible licensing options". Forcepoint Web Security is most compared with Cisco Umbrella, Zscaler Internet Access and Blue Coat Advanced Web & Cloud Security, whereas Infoblox DNS Firewall is most compared with Cisco Umbrella and Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector.
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Pros
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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With the model we have, we are able to scale very easily if we need to.The most important features for us are preventing DDOS DNS attacks.

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Cons
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 dashboard and reporting features need improvement. The user needs more informative dashboards so they can get to the results directly without getting deep in the report to get to the information.Endpoint solutions need to improved.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
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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8.6
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Also Known As
Websense Web Security, Forcepoint TRITON
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Overview
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.

Infoblox DNS Firewall is the leading DNS-based network security solution which effectively contains and controls malware communications and prevents data exfiltration, thereby securing your assets and business. It also provides insights on threats, helps isolate infected devices for remediation, and stays current with the evolving threat landscape through an automated threat intelligence feed.

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Sample Customers
Adventist Health, Alphawest, Amadori, Anoka County, Compartamos Banco, Davies Turner, EverBank, iGATE, Karlstad Municipality, Lake Michigan Credit Union, Scavolini, Smurfit Kappa, ToyotaCouncil Rock School District
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Financial Services Firm25%
Insurance Company13%
Healthcare Company13%
Energy/Utilities Company13%
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Comms Service Provider27%
Financial Services Firm17%
Software R&D Company12%
Healthcare Company6%
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