Zscaler Web Security Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of Zscaler Web Security competitors and alternatives
pfSense
Real User
IT Support Engineer
Jul 13 2017

What is most valuable?

* The VPN and the firewall. They are reliable and easy to manage. * The VPN is valuable for setting up secure remote connections to our network. * pfSense has the OpenVPN package which is a well-supported VPN software. * The "OpenVPN Client... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has improved our security. Users can work offsite and connect to the VPN.

What needs improvement?

Network monitoring and device inventory could use some improvements. I'm using SpiceWorks for this because it never really worked in pfSense. Network monitoring is a big topic and I realize there is plenty of software out there like... more»
User
User at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Sep 27 2017

What is most valuable?

Forcepoint Web Security is a complete web security solution, not just a web filter, like many other solution offerings. The customization and control of URL filtering and the integration with other Forcepoint solutions are great features.

How has it helped my organization?

It has definitely added to the security level of the company network and keeps out accidental or purposeful web traffic that can be malicious or inappropriate.

What needs improvement?

I am looking forward to the full integration of the endpoints that they offer for web security and DLP.
Real User
Network | Firewall Engineer - Cloud Managed Services Delivery at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Jul 15 2017

What is most valuable?

Valuable features for us include: * Routing: When firewalls can also perform full routing functionality, it helps to save cost on dedicated routing hardware. * High Availability (clustering): This is important to ensure service availability... more»

How has it helped my organization?

There was a business need to provide service high availability and system redundancy in addition to routing and firewalling at the internet edge and the datacenter core. Having this design has greatly simplified the network and improved... more»

What needs improvement?

The GUI needs improving.

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