Forcepoint Web Security Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Director of IT Support at a marketing services firm with 501-1,000 employees
May 31 2017

What is most valuable?

We needed the product to enable a whitelist-only browsing mode for certain computers for a client. After that was implemented, I was able to configure a virtual appliance to prevent video streaming and certain social media sites. This in turn... more»

How has it helped my organization?

There was a positive effect on productivity because we could track and confront the users that were frequently using social media or streaming video during the work day. They weren’t wasting as much time after OpenDNS was implemented. It gave... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to have the ability to prevent certain sites/data from showing on the reports. I have had this feature request open for a couple of years. It would be useful to have for filtering out unuseful data.
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Real User
Technical Specialist at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Sep 22 2016

What is most valuable?

Zscaler is securing entire cooperate traffic using its different modules. This includes URL & aapplication filtering, malware & threat protection, bandwidth control, sand boxing and advanced fire-walling etc. Specifically, I like the... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Since this is a cloud based product, we don't have to bother about the hardware/physical status and space. No need to monitor and manage the hardware. If there's an issue, Zscaler will switchover to another node to process the customer traffic.

What needs improvement?

Using location admin users should be better so we can merge any centralized authentication servers like AD, Radius, and any other server. This would help centralize the server management. v5.2 is being released shortly, and will have a lot of... more»

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