What needs improvement with McAfee Web Gateway?


Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with McAfee Web Gateway.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

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I think it's a very good product although the user interface is not very intuitive and could be improved. Because of its sophistication, it's not so easy to manage and you have to learn to use it well. The solution can't really be simplified because then it would not be so customizable. You have to know what you're doing. If you don't know about filtering, you won't be able to use it well. I also think that the URL filter model and the web application filter model should be more tightly coupled but it's a lot of effort to get them to work together, not an easy problem. It's two different models - URL filtering and web application filtering.

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The cloud capability needs to be improved in terms of scalability. More generally, both scalability and performance on the cloud need to be improved. The cloud needs improvement with respect to DLP. We would like to have integration with Shadow IT analytics.

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