Compare McAfee Web Protection vs. Symantec WebFilter

McAfee Web Protection is ranked 2nd in Web Content Filtering with 5 reviews while Symantec WebFilter is ranked 12th in Web Content Filtering. McAfee Web Protection is rated 8.0, while Symantec WebFilter is rated 0. The top reviewer of McAfee Web Protection writes "Easily blacklist malicious sites both on premise and on the cloud". On the other hand, McAfee Web Protection is most compared with Cisco Umbrella, Zscaler Internet Access and Forcepoint Web Security, whereas Symantec WebFilter is most compared with .
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McAfee Web Gateway, McAfee SaaS Web Protection
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McAfee is one of the world’s leading independent cybersecurity companies. Inspired by the power of working together, McAfee creates business and consumer solutions that make the world a safer place. By building solutions that work with other companies' products, McAfee helps businesses orchestrate cyber environments that are truly integrated, where protection, detection, and correction of threats happen simultaneously and collaboratively. By protecting consumers across all their devices, McAfee secures their digital lifestyle at home and away. By working with other security players, McAfee is leading the effort to unite against cybercriminals for the benefit of all.

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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