Compare Forcepoint Web Security vs. Symantec WebFilter

Forcepoint Web Security is ranked 1st in Web Content Filtering with 7 reviews while Symantec WebFilter is ranked 12th in Web Content Filtering. Forcepoint Web Security is rated 7.8, while Symantec WebFilter 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 WebFilter 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.

Symantec WebFilter boosts business productivity by blocking malware downloads and web threats, and enabling compliance. A key element of the Symantec Secure Web Gateway solution, WebFilter is the next generation of web filtering, combining URL filtering and anti-malware technologies together in a collaborative defense. WebFilter is continuously updated by Symantec Global Intelligence Network, which detects hidden malware and provides reputation and web content analysis based on input from our 15,000 customers and their millions of users worldwide. The Global Intelligence Network provides cloud intelligence to multiple Symantec products, including ProxySG, Content Analysis System, Malware Analysis and Security Analytics. You can also identify and control popular web applications by setting policies through the WebFilter web application policy engine.

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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%
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Insurance Company10%
Healthcare Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company34%
Comms Service Provider22%
Government6%
K 12 Educational Company Or School5%
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