McAfee Web Protection Competitors and Alternatives

The top McAfee Web Protection competitors are
  • Cisco Umbrella
  • Forcepoint Web Security
  • Zscaler Web Security
  • Blue Coat Advanced Web & Cloud Security
Read reviews of McAfee Web Protection competitors and alternatives
Rohit Venkatesh
Real User
Network Security Engineer at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jan 10 2018

What is most valuable?

Transparent Mode: Since we have multiple sites and roaming users, it has helped us in deploying the proxy to users without having to push any configurations to end users.

How has it helped my organization?

* Transparent mode implementation * Detect threats on SSL traffic * Multiple customization options to allow or block a specific content within the web pages has allowed us to simplify the user experience without loss of productivity. * Ease... more»

What needs improvement?

* FTP access via transparent proxy * SSL Certificate updates * Detailed guidelines to deploy the transparent proxy to Firefox users.
Marcus Simpson
Consultant
IT Consultant & MSP Account Manager at a tech company with 51-200 employees
Mar 22 2017

What is most valuable?

It has the ability to block malware threats in the cloud and control web content access from inside or outside the office.

How has it helped my organization?

It has significantly reduced the threat of virus/malware infections, CryptoLocker infections and has made our client’s networks more secure.

What needs improvement?

Improvement could be made in the area of detailed reporting analytics broken down by client name for individual custom reporting.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We have used Websense, Barracuda and iPrism in the past. The flexibility of OpenDNS supporting a high-performance cloud infrastructure and not... more»

What other advice do I have?

Try it before you buy it, to test it out. Test the content filtering categories.
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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