Forcepoint Web Security Competitors and Alternatives

The top Forcepoint Web Security competitors are
  • Cisco Umbrella
  • Zscaler Web Security
  • Cisco IronPort
  • Blue Coat Advanced Web & Cloud Security
  • McAfee Web Protection
  • Barracuda Web Filter
Read reviews of Forcepoint Web Security competitors and alternatives
Tzcheng Kuo
User
IT Manager at a government
Oct 08 2018

What is most valuable?

* Black list * Visual graphics table These can reduce security events and can find out which users have security issues.

How has it helped my organization?

It has helped reduce my unit's security events. It possesses a visual graphics table, which enables me to understand the resolution of the blacklisted domain. Sometimes, I can... more»

What needs improvement?

* Its DNS service does not support IPv6 query. * Some countries don't have a DNS server leading to a domain resolution IP, not at a local level.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price could be lower.
Axel Hellström
Consultant
IT Consultant at a tech consulting company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Sep 06 2017

What is most valuable?

The feature which I have found most valuable is the URL filtering policy. This feature: * Gives me a opportunity to... more»

How has it helped my organization?

In a company, where about 1000 end users are active, the McAfee Web Gateway are protecting us from threats. Sample: A... more»

What needs improvement?

From the McAfee site, I see no areas for improvement. As a company or an IT department, you should have a look at the... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Even if the product, as well with the Advanced Threat Defense costs a lot, it's a long-term investment and will help... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

No.

What other advice do I have?

Have a look at the Advanced Threat Defense implementation, and implement it with the McAfee Web Gateway. This is a more... more»
Adrian Larsen
Real User
Chief Executive Officer at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Mar 07 2018

What is most valuable?

Zscaler provides a lot of features in terms of control (URL filtering, cloud app control, etc.), which can be found in other solutions as well, but in terms of security, it is... more»

How has it helped my organization?

One on the main benefits is protection all time from anywhere. Zscaler excels in security protection and the cloud is always up-to-date. It does not matter if you are a small or... more»

What needs improvement?

Do not expect to pay for the service and start using it, like Gmail. Zscaler requires a proper implementation to be done to make it successful.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Be aware that you will need to invest some time and money to adapt your environment for Zscaler (traffic redirection, software deployment, authentication, etc).

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