Compare Infoblox DNS Firewall vs. McAfee Web Gateway

Infoblox DNS Firewall is ranked 8th in Web Security Gateways with 3 reviews while McAfee Web Gateway is ranked 21st in Web Security Gateways with 1 review. Infoblox DNS Firewall is rated 8.0, while McAfee Web Gateway is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Infoblox DNS Firewall writes "Good granularity for control and checks DNS queries completely". On the other hand, the top reviewer of McAfee Web Gateway writes "Powerful user activity monitoring that includes SSL decryption". Infoblox DNS Firewall is most compared with Cisco Umbrella, Zscaler Internet Access and Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector, whereas McAfee Web Gateway is most compared with .
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Pros
The most valuable feature of this solution is the granularity for which you can categorize what you want to block versus what you don't want to block.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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The initial setup is fairly straightforward and easy to perform.

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We would like to see more reporting capabilities that are now offered only with the on-premises reporting appliance.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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The cloud needs improvement with respect to DLP.

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The licensing is set up such that you pay for the number of active users that you're defending at the moment.

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Overview

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.

Organizations can do more over the web today than ever before. Today’s web offers a
dynamic, real-time user experience. However, the web has also become a more dangerous
place, with increasingly sophisticated attacks released every day. McAfee® Web Gateway
is a critical defense for any organization to protect against emerging malware threats. It
empowers organizations with secure internet access while greatly reducing risk through an
advanced security approach that combines powerful, local intent analysis with cloud-based
protection powered by McAfee Labs.

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