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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 make rules for blocking a website where the user should… 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 user clicks a link in a spam/phishing email, the URL… 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 Advanced Threat Defense to build up your security… 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 you with attacks. However, the first protection should… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

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 advanced filtering of files which could inflict… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

The implementation was already on it's way, so no evaluation of other products was done.
Real User
Manager of BI at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
May 19 2019

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature of this solution is that it protects against threats that are coming from the web.

How has it helped my organization?

This product simplifies the risk of creating additional customized solutions for data threats.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see easy-to-use documentation regarding new threats. The solution should be more proactive in regards to sending you updates. Rather than simply being informed of an update and then… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We did not use a solution prior to this one. Using this type of solution is best practice in the industry. It is easy to use and it is affordable.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this product but at the same time, I would first check to see if there are any newcomers in the market. I would then do a proof of concept and test it out. I would rate this solution… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

The IT department was responsible for choosing the vendor.
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Real User
Business Analyst at a consultancy with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 18 2019

What do you think of McAfee Web Protection?

What is our primary use case?

We use this solution for the user security side of things.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the ease in the configuration for security roles.

What needs improvement?

We need a better customer experience and more flexibility in the product. I would like to put in more roles for the users.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable but it needs more. It is rigid.

How are customer service and technical support?

Another person is responsible for dealing with technical support, so I do not have experience with them.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We did have an older product but this one had more features so we made the change.

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What is McAfee Web Protection?

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.

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McAfee Web Gateway, McAfee SaaS Web Protection
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