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Mohammed Farooq
Real User
IT Security Engineer at isit
Apr 11 2019

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature of Forcepoint Web Security is creating the easy to install policies that are deployed through the Forcepoint security manual at some stage. Just drag and drop and the policies are there. The cluster is very easy in… more»

How has it helped my organization?

For our organization, when we initially deployed Forcepoint Web Security, we were looking to have four different ISP's joined, all the ISP's as one. We wanted to utilize all of the network resources in a unified manner. We didn't want to… more»

What needs improvement?

For improvement, we cannot deploy the Forcepoint Web Security firewall directly without ISP. The firewall doesn't have any features because some customers are requesting they will install the firewall without licensing. At this time we… more»

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

The pricing on Forcepoint Web Security is fair. Fair pricing at current market rates, if you are comparing with the competition. Forcepoint Web Security is better than Fortinet because Fortinet is free. They still come under the enterprise… more»

What other advice do I have?

It is easy to deploy Forcepoint Web Security for whatever type of policies there are out there. We can manage any of our firewalls through one console. Our users prefer Forcepoint Web Security over any other firewall. We look for what the… more»
Consultant
Senior Systems Engineer at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Apr 30 2018

What is most valuable?

Most valuable features were content filtering and monitoring. As a government agency, it is highly important that the internet is being used for appropriate reasons and we need to track inappropriate behavior.

How has it helped my organization?

This product improved the security of web traffic in our environment.

What needs improvement?

There were several issues with the product. * Version 8.4 can only be managed with a CLI, they removed the nice GUI interface from version 8.1. * The load-balancing needs massive improvements. * The incident lists don’t sync between appliances, they need to be manually edited for each one.
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Reseller
Owner at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Oct 10 2018

What do you think of Forcepoint Web Security?

How has it helped my organization?

It has improved our services. It has protected clients against cyberattacks. It has created more and better end user experiences.

What is most valuable?

Protection against ransomware. Giving visibility to people's actions in the network, while keeping attackers out: across data centers, offices, branches, and the cloud.

What needs improvement?

Ease of use could be improved.

For how long have I used the solution?

Three to five years.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

The solution was used as a replacement to Microsoft TMG as well as meeting compliance requirements.

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What is Forcepoint Web Security?

Websense Web Security blocks web threats to reduce malware infections, decrease help desk incidents and free up valuable IT resources. It has more than 100 security and filtering categories, hundreds of web application and protocol controls, and 60-plus reports with customization and role-based access.
Also known as
Websense Web Security, Forcepoint TRITON
Forcepoint Web Security customers
Adventist Health, Alphawest, Amadori, Anoka County, Compartamos Banco, Davies Turner, EverBank, iGATE, Karlstad Municipality, Lake Michigan Credit Union, Scavolini, Smurfit Kappa, Toyota
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