Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway is the #1 ranked solution in top Web Content Filtering tools
, #4 ranked solution in top Internet Security tools
, and #7 ranked solution in top Web Security Gateways
. PeerSpot users give Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway an average rating of 7.6 out of 10.
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. Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway is popular among the large enterprise segment,
accounting for 59% of users researching this solution on PeerSpot. The top industry researching this solution are professionals from a
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Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway Buyer's Guide
Download the Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway Buyer's Guide including reviews and more. Updated: November 2022
What is Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway?
Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway is a secure web gateway (SWG) tool that provides multiple forms of protection against malware, including blocking categories of websites, inline scanning of downloaded files, and zero trust-based advanced threat protection. The solution monitors and controls any interaction with any website, including blocking access to websites based on category and risk score, blocking download of malware, blocking upload of sensitive data to personal file sharing accounts, and detecting shadow IT.
Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway Features
Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway has many valuable key features. Some of the most useful ones include:
- Real-time traffic inspection
- Protection for off-grid workers
- Time and content-based access
- Data leak prevention
- SCIM provisioning
- Data-in-motion scanning
- Connection policies
- Content policies
- RBI profiles
- Discovery dashboard
- Bypass prevention
- Unified on-device agent
- Field Programmable SASE Logic (FPSL)
Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway Benefits
There are many benefits to implementing Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway. Some of the biggest advantages the solution offers include:
Fast: The solution is high speed with on-device enforcement. Traffic is routed directly to its destination. In addition, you will experience fewer bottlenecks and choke points.
Flexible: Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway is designed to automatically scale up or down with traffic needs. It is also flexible because it is hosted on AWS in more than 300 data centers.
Advanced DLP capabilities: The solution’s advanced DLP capabilities keep sensitive information from leaking out onto websites to provide consistent protection and simplify management.
Streamlined security: Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway is part of Forcepoint ONE, a Security Service Edge (SSE) cloud-native platform that provides secure access to web, cloud, and private apps while connecting users directly to websites so you can skip the data center.
Unified administrator console: You can use the solution’s unified administrator console to reduce repetitive and redundant configuration management.
Reviews from Real Users
Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway is a solution that stands out when compared to many of its competitors. Some of its major advantages are that it has strong reporting capabilities, good URL filtering, and can retrieve and analyze lost data when necessary.
Shipra G., Service Delivery Manager at Paramount Computer Systems, says, “The reporting part of it is pretty awesome. With the reporting, you can drill down effectively. It gives us a lot of power to really look into what we are looking for. That is one very crucial feature. In the remote filtering part, the agent that they have on Forcepoint is pretty light. That also is a very, very good feature that we look into and sell.”
Mohammed S., Security Engineer at Futuretec, writes, "The most valuable feature for me in Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway is URL filtering, though all other features of the product are okay as well."
Arvind K., Director at Foresight Software Solutions Pvt Ltd., says, “They have well-integrated web security. They have the enterprise DLP included in the cloud as well.”
An Ict Help Desk Administrator Individual Contributor at a transportation company states, “The most valuable feature of Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway is the ability to retrieve and analyze lost data. It also allows us to detect and prevent the release of all messages and to take appropriate actions in consequence.”
Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway was previously known as Forcepoint SWG, Websense Web Security, Forcepoint TRITON.
Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway Customers
Adventist Health, Alphawest, Amadori, Anoka County, Compartamos Banco, Davies Turner, EverBank, iGATE, Karlstad Municipality, Lake Michigan Credit Union, Scavolini, Smurfit Kappa, Toyota
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