Compare McAfee Web Protection vs. Trustwave Secure Web Gateway

McAfee Web Protection is ranked 5th in Web Security Gateways with 3 reviews while Trustwave Secure Web Gateway is ranked 18th in Web Security Gateways with 1 review. McAfee Web Protection is rated 7.6, while Trustwave Secure Web Gateway is rated 0. The top reviewer of McAfee Web Protection writes "Permits the user to go to the internet with a sufficient level of category blocking and anti-malware control". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Trustwave Secure Web Gateway writes "Enables policies on threats from downloads, social networks, and AV plug-ins". McAfee Web Protection is most compared with Cisco Umbrella, Blue Coat Advanced Web & Cloud Security and Zscaler Internet Access, whereas Trustwave Secure Web Gateway is most compared with Trustwave WebMarshal and Cisco Umbrella.
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Pros
It's a solution that permits making a granular configuration and it is easier to deploy the same configuration on a lot of devices using the central console. It is the master of the product.The most valuable feature of this solution is that it protects against threats that are coming from the web.The most valuable feature is the ease in the configuration for security roles.

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Enables policies on downloads, social networks, and AV plug-ins. These are major threat sources and with the inclusion of AV plug-in, Secure Web Gateway is a better product.

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Cons
The configuration could be simplified because it is more complex to make the configuration on McAfee. What can be improved is the support of the agent on smartphones, IOS or Android. That still now is not available yet.The solution should be more proactive in regards to sending you updates.We need a better customer experience and more flexibility in the product.

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The default size for database logging should be improved.

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Pricing is favorable. Yearly licensing is preferable.

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McAfee Web Gateway, McAfee SaaS Web ProtectionTrustwave SWG
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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.

Trustwave SWG blocks new malware in real time with several advanced engines. To block dynamic new obfuscated or encrypted drive-by downloads, Trustwave SWG decrypts, unpacks and assembles web pages and exposes their malicious behavior. Trustwave leads the industry in this advanced capability.

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