Compare Forcepoint Web Security vs. Symantec Proxy

Forcepoint Web Security is ranked 3rd in Web Security Gateways with 7 reviews while Symantec Proxy is ranked 15th in Web Security Gateways. Forcepoint Web Security is rated 7.8, while Symantec Proxy is rated 0. The top reviewer of Forcepoint Web Security writes "Good security categorization and resolution options, with helpful and responsive technical support". On the other hand, Forcepoint Web Security is most compared with Cisco Umbrella, Zscaler Internet Access and Cisco Email Security, whereas Symantec Proxy is most compared with F5 Traffic Management Operating System, Allot NetEnforcer and Riverbed Steelhead.
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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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Ranking
3rd
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8,683
Comparisons
4,276
Reviews
5
Average Words per Review
548
Avg. Rating
7.4
15th
Views
635
Comparisons
586
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
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Top Comparisons
Compared 21% of the time.
Compared 17% of the time.
Also Known As
Websense Web Security, Forcepoint TRITONBlue Coat Encrypted Traffic Management, ProxySG Appliance
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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.

A Symantec secure web-filtering proxy empowers you to: Control web and cloud usage with fast app performance. Establish negative-day threat defenses. Implement multi-authentication realm support. Gain visibility into encrypted web traffic.

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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, ToyotaJefferies
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm20%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
Healthcare Company10%
Insurance Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company34%
Comms Service Provider22%
Government6%
K 12 Educational Company Or School5%
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