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Secure Web Gateways

Any software, appliance, or cloud-based service that protects corporate users and networks from web-based malware, controls employee behavior on the Internet, and helps prevent data loss.

The Data Quadrant is a thorough evaluation and ranking of all software in an individual category to compare platforms across multiple dimensions.

These include:

  • User Satisfaction Rankings
  • Business Value Scores
  • Vendor Capability Comparisons
  • Product Feature Evaluations

The Emotional Footprint is a powerful indicator of overall user sentiment toward the relationship with the vendor, capturing data across five dimensions.

These include:

  • Strategy and Innovation
  • Service Experience
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Product Impact
  • Negotiation and Contract

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Cisco Systems

Cisco Web Security Appliance

Get advanced threat defense, advanced malware protection, application visibility and control, insightful reporting, and secure mobility. The Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA) combines all of these forms of protection and more in a single solution.

8.5

Composite Score

8.7

CX Score

+87

Emotional Footprint

85%

Likeliness to Recommend

11

Reviews

McAfee

McAfee Web Gateway

McAfee Web Gateway delivers high-performance web security through an on-premises appliance that can be deployed both as dedicated hardware and a virtual machine.

7.9

Composite Score

8.0

CX Score

+80

Emotional Footprint

87%

Likeliness to Recommend

17

Reviews

Symantec

Symantec Web Gateway

Symantec Web Gateway protects organizations against multiple types of Web-borne malware and gives organizations the flexibility of deploying it as either a virtual appliance or on physical hardware.

7.3

Composite Score

7.2

CX Score

+72

Emotional Footprint

76%

Likeliness to Recommend

17

Reviews

Fortinet

FortiWeb

FortiWeb Web Application Firewalls provide specialized, layered web application threat protection for medium/large enterprises, application service providers, and SaaS providers. FortiWeb Web Application Firewalls protect web-based applications and internet-facing data from attack and breaches.

9.1

Composite Score

9.5

CX Score

+99

Emotional Footprint

93%

Likeliness to Recommend

5

Reviews

Zscaler

ZScaler Web Security

Zscaler Web Security provides unmatched security, visibility and control, going beyond the basics of web content filtering.

8.4

Composite Score

8.4

CX Score

+87

Emotional Footprint

83%

Likeliness to Recommend

8

Reviews

Barracuda Networks, Inc.

Barracuda Web Filter

The Barracuda Web Filter lets organizations benefit from online applications and tools without exposure to web-borne malware and viruses, lost user productivity, and misused bandwidth. As a comprehensive solution for web security and management, it unites award-winning spyware, malware, and virus protection with a powerful policy and reporting engine.

8.1

Composite Score

8.5

CX Score

+89

Emotional Footprint

79%

Likeliness to Recommend

5

Reviews

ForcePoint (Websense)

Websense Web Filter & Security

Websense Web Filter & Security blocks Web threats to reduce malware infections, decrease help-desk incidents and free up valuable IT resources.

7.7

Composite Score

7.8

CX Score

+77

Emotional Footprint

77%

Likeliness to Recommend

9

Reviews

Trend Micro

InterScan Web Security

InterScanTM Web Security is a software virtual appliance that combines application control with zero-day exploit detection, advanced anti-malware scanning, real-time web reputation, and flexible URL filtering to provide superior Internet threat protection.

--

Composite Score

9.6

CX Score

+92

Emotional Footprint

100%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

Sophos

Sophos Secure Web Gateway

Get the ultimate in web security, control, and insights. Whether it's your rack or ours, it's web protection that's effective, affordable, and easy.

--

Composite Score

6.3

CX Score

-88

Emotional Footprint

44%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

Trustwave Holdings, Inc.

Trustwave Secure Web Gateways

Trustwave integrated solutions for Content Security have been designed to fight the most advanced threat landscape, while delivering a positive experience for users and better control over data that’s being accessed, shared, moved and stored.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

ContentKeeper Technologies

ContentKeeper Secure Web Gateway

ContentKeeper provides a complete Web Threat Protection solution which unites the best of today’s anti-virus technologies with sophisticated, real-time malicious behavior assessment to form the next generation of predictive Web security.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

iboss Cybersecurity

iboss Secure Web Gateway Platform

The iboss Secure Web Gateway Platform’s exclusive network anomaly detection exposes the most evasive signatureless malware, even after it’s made it past your sandbox. Once a problem is pinpointed, you immediately receive real-time email alerts and your data is contained, before it is hijacked.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

Blue Coat

ProxySG Secure Web Gateway

Industry-leading ProxySG appliances and virtual appliances provide a solution for complete control over all your web traffic, delivering world-class advanced web security and threat protection.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

SANGFOR TECHNOLOGIES INC

Sangfor Internet Access Management

Sangfor IAM has professional behavior management, application control, traffic control, information control, illegal hotspot control, behavior analysis, wireless network management and many other features, which can truly achieve a Unified Internet Behavior Management of all clients in the entire network.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

Check Point Software Technologies

Check Point Next Generation Secure Web Gateway

Embracing the current paradigm shift from simple URL filtering to comprehensive malware protection, the Check Point Secure Web Gateway provides an intuitive solution that enables secure use of Web 2.0 with real time multi-layered protection against web-borne malware, largest application coverage in the industry, advanced granular control, intuitive centralized management, and essential end-user education functionality.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

F5 Networks

F5 Secure Web Gateway Services

F5 Secure Web Gateway Services delivers unmatched insight into and control over inbound and outbound web traffic. Secure Web Gateway Services empowers you to take the necessary actions to ensure appropriate web access, and to keep your network and applications safe from malicious web-borne threats, while maintaining employee productivity.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

+100

Emotional Footprint

89%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

Smoothwall

Smoothwall Secure Web Gateway

Founded on Smoothwall's groundbreaking Content-Aware web filtering, SWG provides a proactive way to analyze and categorize web content without relying on URL blocklists.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

Clearswift

Clearswift Secure Web Gateway

Take complete and granular control over what users access or share online. Prevent phishing and malware attacks, and sensitive data leaks. Clearswift’s solution goes beyond advanced filtering and hygiene by detecting threats and sanitizing active code.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

Array Networks

AG Series Secure Access Gateways

AG Series secure access gateways provide scalable and controlled remote and mobile access to corporate networks, enterprise applications and cloud services for any user, anywhere on any device.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

SiteLock

SiteLock Comprehensive Website Security

We are the only provider to offer complete, cloud-based website protection that finds and automatically fixes threats, prevents future attacks, accelerates website speed, and meets PCI compliance standards — all with 24/7 U.S. based phone support.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

Venafi

Venafi Trust Protection Platform

With Venafi TrustAuthority™, Venafi TrustForce™, and Venafi TrustNet™, the Venafi Trust Protection Platform™ is the Immune System for the Internet™—establishing which SSL/TLS, SSH, mobile, WiFi, and VPN keys and certificates are “self” and trusted and which are not and therefore dangerous, helping organizations regain control over the trust provided by keys and certificates.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

WatchGuard Technologies

WatchGuard Gateway AntiVirus

Gateway AntiVirus (Gateway AV) is a fully integrated security subscription for WatchGuard XTM appliances. It works in tandem with the application layer content inspection of the XTM to provide real-time protection against known viruses, trojans, worms, spyware, and rogueware.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

+100

Emotional Footprint

89%

Likeliness to Recommend

2

Reviews

CYREN

CYREN Web Security

CYREN WebSecurity offers the industry’s most robust cloud-based security that protects devices and data, regardless of type or location.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

Akamai Technologies

Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector

Enterprise Threat Protector proactively identifies, blocks, and mitigates targeted threats such as malware, ransomware, phishing, DNS data exfiltration and advanced zero-day attacks. Enterprise Threat Protector is a Secure Internet Gateway (SIG) that enables security teams to ensure that users and devices can securely connect to the Internet, regardless of wherever they are connecting from, without the complexity associated with legacy security approaches.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

Celestix

Celestix MSA

Celestix MSA™ security appliances deliver Microsoft’s Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 for unmatched multi-threat protection with industry-leading ease of use and value.

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Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

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