Compare Forcepoint Web Security vs. Symantec Virtual Secure Web Gateway

Forcepoint Web Security is ranked 3rd in Web Security Gateways with 7 reviews while Symantec Virtual Secure Web Gateway is ranked 24th in Web Security Gateways. Forcepoint Web Security is rated 7.8, while Symantec Virtual Secure Web Gateway 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 Virtual Secure Web Gateway is most compared with .
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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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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.

The 2nd Generation of our Secure Web Gateway Virtual Appliance, Symantec SG VA (SWG Edition) combines the market-leading security capabilities of the Symantec ProxySG with the flexibility of virtualization to provide a highly scalable virtual Secure Web Gateway appliance for the data center. An integral part of the Symantec’s Integrated Cyber Defense, the SG VA allows businesses to support web security and enable corporate and regulatory compliance; using virtual infrastructure on a common platform, reducing costs and IT resource requirements.

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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, Toyota
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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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