Best Secure Web Gateways

Secure web gateways are comprehensive web security platforms designed to prevent internet threats and ensure employee compliance. Secure web gateways filter websites, content, and downloads to identify malware signatures. The gateway creates a wall between web browsers and the endpoint device to identify malware, malicious code, and dangerous URLs and prevent users from engaging. Companies use these tools to enforce security policies across multiple remote endpoints. Secure web gateways give companies and businesses increased control and visibility across their businesses over the threats present and enforce established policies to prevent incidents.

These tools offer a similar solution to browser isolation software, but provide protection differently. While browser isolation provides a layer of abstraction from the user to the web, secure web gateways deliver a filtering system for policy enforcement and malware protection.

To qualify for inclusion in the Secure Web Gateway category, a product must:

  • Filter or scan web content for viruses, spam, or other malware
  • Identify and block potentially dangerous URLs or web traffic
  • Provide policy enforcement capabilities for compliant web browsing
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    Cisco Umbrella is a cloud security platform that provides the first line of defense against threats on the internet.

    A cloud-delivered network security service that protects any device, no matter where it’s located.

    WebTitan Web Filter is a powerful DNS based web filtering and security solution providing protection from web based cyber threats including Malware, Ransomware and malicious sites. WebTitan Web Filter allows advanced web and dns filtering control to businesses around the world and can be deployed locally and interacted with through an advanced API set. WebTitan Web Filter monitors, controls and protects businesses and users from online threats. We provides real time automated malicious threat detection & blocking. We block over 300,000 Malware and Ransomware websites every single day and have 3 million malicious sites under control at any one time. Our threat intelligence engine is one of the largest in the world and updated every minute. WebTitan Web Filter can be set up and managed in minutes. We provide advanced threat protection at source driven by both AI and machine learning. Block Phishing Sites: Prevent access to phishing sites, C2 callbacks and command & control attacks Easy & Quick Installation: See immediate results after a very quick and easy set-up. Cloud-based: Protect your business on-the-go with our cloud-based system. No hardware to install or software to manage Virus & Malware Detection: Block viruses, malware and ransomware from affecting your business. Free Tech Support: We offer excellent free technical support from a live support engineer 24/7. With over 25 years web security experience TitanHQ are trusted by over 8,500 businesses across 135 countries. WebTitan Technical Feature List Two primary use cases: 1. A DNS security layer. Blocks Malware, Phishing, Viruses, Ransomware & Malicious Sites at source. 2. Brand protection. Advanced content control. Functions: 1. URL filtering. Filters website URLs into 53 predefined categories in 200 languages. An additional 8 customizable categories are also available. 2. Security Layer. Best-in-class malicious URL detection. SSL supported. HTTP and HTTPS covered. 3. Flexible Policies. Create Policies for an entire organization, from AD groups down to the user level. 4. API Driven. Integrate and control Webtitan using its extensive APIs, roll your own UI, auto provision your customers from your existing systems. Integrate billing and monitoring systems. 5. Reporting: Realtime reporting dashboard to the per DNS request level or high level reports with customizable filters. Schedule customizable reports in multiple formats to be delivered via email. Drill down options with 55 predefined reports to choose from. 6. Deployment options. Gateway/shared cloud/Private Cloud. WebTitan Cloud, a private cloud deployed for you on AWS with failover or hosted by you in your own data centre. We deploy servers globally tailored for you and your operations. The IP for DNS forwarding provided to you are yours and yours only. Your data in your geographic locations. 7. Group Policies. If you use Windows Active Directory, you have already got groups defined, pull them into WebTitan and apply policies to individual groups. 8. Safe Search: One click enforcement of Google and bing SafeSearch and YouTube restricted mode (this can be customised) 9. Whitelist and Blacklist functionality. Per policy white and black list functionality. 10. AD Integration. Allows for user identification, user/group policy application. 11. On the Go roaming agent. WebTitan is perfect for BYOD environments where employees use multiple devices on and off site. Covering windows and MacOS. We also don’t charge extra for our agents. 12. IPv6 coverage. We have full IPv6 support thus are future proofed. 13. Location types Static IP, dynamic IP, Dynamic DNS, Roaming or Virtual Locations (EDNS) all supported. 14. Bypass keys. Each Cloud Key can be created for single or multiple users and are controlled by time or date. This key can over ride the blocked pages; each key activity is also individually reported on. 15. Customisable block pages – Each customer can have their own specific block page to show their messaging and branding. 16. White Labelling: Our GUI can be 100% White Labelled to your branding Features: 1. Market-leading accuracy, coverage and malicious website detection collated through real time advanced analytics and detection from 550 million end users and 5 trillion web queries per month covering 99.9% of the active web. Proprietary Al-based and machine learning categorization engines process millions of URLs daily. 2. Scalable. Solutions can handle any volume of usage with no latency. 3. Real time auto threat and category updating. 4. Support. Renowned for our top-class support team both pre and post sales. This full support comes at no extra cost! 5. Multitenant. Support multiple clients from one centralised platform. Each location has its own log in and policy manager. Each account administrator can control the content accessed for multiple locations 6. User identification: Identify individual users and report on their activity. Integrates with active directory or LDAP to allow you to create per user or per group reporting for your organisation. 7. Full path detection: One of the critical features that Web Titan provides is an ability for deep analysis due to full path detection. Page and path-level reporting provides analytical credibility to what is being marked as malicious. URLs in the Web Titan databases are detailed down to the path level. 8. Zero Latency: Beauty of DNS Filtering is there is no impact on internet speeds to your users. 9. 3 step setup: i) add location identifier ii) Set policy iii) Forward DNS to WebTitan Cloud

    Sophos Secure Web Gateway is a software that utilizes the resources of our globally-deployed cloud infrastructure to provide user with big-data reporting without the need for onsite servers or management overhead.

    Web Security. Next generation web security for tomorrow's global workforce

    McAfee Web Protection is a secure web gateway that protects every device, user, and location from sophisticated Internet threats.

    Enforce company security and compliance policies, and get insights into user behavior

    Kaspersky Security for Internet Gateway is designed to help reduce the costs associated with web threats by preserving valuable network bandwidth and ensuring malware threats do not interrupt business operations.

    The Barracuda Web Security Gateway 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. Advanced features ensure that organizations adapt to emerging requirements like social-network regulation, remote filtering, and visibility into SSL-encrypted traffic. Unlimited remote user licenses are included to enforce content and access policies for mobile and desktop devices outside of the corporate network. The Barracuda Web Security Gateway is also available as a virtual appliance.

    Cato Networks
    (22)4.5 out of 5
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    Cato Networks provides organizations with a cloud-based and secure global SD-WAN. Cato delivers an integrated networking and security platform that securely connects all enterprise locations, people, and data. The Cato Cloud cuts MPLS costs, improves performance between global locations, eliminates branch appliances, provides secure Internet access everywhere, and seamlessly integrates mobile users and cloud datacenters into the WAN. Based in Tel Aviv, Israel, Cato Networks was founded in 2015 by cybersecurity luminary Shlomo Kramer, who previously cofounded Check Point Software Technologies and Imperva, and Gur Shatz, who previously cofounded Incapsula. The Cato Cloud connects all the enterprise network elements, including branch locations, the mobile workforce, and physical and cloud datacenters, into a global, encrypted and optimized SD-WAN in the cloud. With all WAN and Internet traffic consolidated in the cloud, Cato applies a set of security services to protect all traffic at all times.

    Zscaler Internet Access delivers the complete security stack as a service from the cloud.

    DNS-Based Content Filtering and Threat Protection.

    EdgeWave, award-winning Web Security

    BIG-IP Secure Web Gateway delivers insight and control of inbound and outbound web traffic.

    The iboss Distributed Gateway Platform is specifically designed to solve the challenge of securing distributed organizations. It is the first and only solution that leverages an elastic, node-based architecture that is built for the cloud. The iboss Distributed Gateway Platform provides the advanced security organizations need and the scalability they require to meet their ever-increasing bandwidth demands. Unlike traditional secure web gateways, the iboss Distributed Gateway Platform delivers high-performance cybersecurity in a 100% SaaS subscription model, meaning global enterprises never have to purchase or manage any on-prem appliances ever again. Read this data sheet to learn more.

    Trend Micro Secure Web Gateway is designed to protect users and their information from web-based threats.

    Trust Guard is a global leader in PCI compliance, malware protection, and cyber security. Trust Guard has been in business for over a decade and has ​thousands of satisfied customers. As an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) partner we provide intrusive tests, identifying vulnerabilities and offering detailed recommendations to keep your client’s websites safe while protecting their customers' personal information.​  We offer these industry leading scanning services for websites and POS credit card terminals.​ Also of note is the effective, valuable nature of our trust seals. Extensive third-party tests have proven that Trust Guard's Security Scanned seal provides website owners with a higher boost in conversion rates than any of our competitor's. When this powerful digital image is placed on a website, it increases that site's sales by an average of 15%. That's because shoppers visiting their sites feel safer and more confident when making online buying decisions.

    The Lightspeed database leverages AI, machine learning, and the infinite cloud for the most accurate and comprehensive categorization of the Web. This means you save time not having to recategorize, and you can count on students staying safe without overblocking

    Multiple threats call for multiple layers of defense. ContentKeeper layers complementary technologies that detect, identify, analyze and prevent attacks on today’s distributed, cloud-enabled organization. Easy to scale, manage and use, the platform protects from advanced malware, ensures compliance and controls policies across mobile devices, remote offices and various connections.

    Smoothwall SWG is a secure web gateway web filter to protect users.

    Symantec RuleSpace incorporates proven and globally respected URL Web categorization databases with real-time analysis to multiple markets. RuleSpace offers a unique combination of database lookups and real-time analysis for accurate categorization of unknown or dynamic web sites, especially useful in dealing with sites containing user generated content. Symantec provides superior service quality with a dedicated engineering and technical support team, powering dozens of 3rd party web filtering solutions, serving more than 350 million end-users worldwide.

    BlackBerry Access is a secure browser that allows your organization to confidently enable mobile access to your corporate network. It supports iOS, Android, Windows and macOS.

    Our Secure Web Gateway includes ProxySG, and sits between your users and their interactions with the Internet to identify malicious payloads and to control sensitive content. Our Secure Web Gateway consolidates a broad feature-set to authenticate users, filter web traffic, identify cloud application usage, provide data loss prevention, deliver threat prevention, and ensure visibility into encrypted traffic. It also provides coaching and feedback to the user to ensure a strong and secure user experience when interacting with the Internet. Further it can provide consolidated policy management and reporting when deployed in-concert with our Cloud-Delivered Secure Web Gateway as a hybrid delivery model. Backed by Blue Coat's real-time Webpulse Collaborative Defense — including the industry’s only Negative Day Defense — your ProxySG deployment is also supported by our cloud-based Global Intelligence Network, featuring web and threat intelligence gained through our partnership with more than 15,000 of the largest global enterprises.

    Check Point Secure Web Gateway is a software that 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.

    Clearswift SECURE Web Gateway is a softtware that goes beyond advance filtering and hygiene to provide an unprecedented layer of threat detection and sanitization for dynamic web, social and cloud experience.

    Web Filter - URL Filtering. Continually collects and analyzes up to 5 billion web incidents from over 155 countries every day.

    Gatedefender is an enterprise perimeter security solution.

    Trend Micro InterScan Web Security Virtual Appliance is an on-premises secure web gateway that gives superior protection against dynamic online threats, while providing with real-time visibility and control of employee internet usage. Interscan Web Security is also available in the cloud as a service.

    You’re going 1:1, adding a variety of devices in the classroom to power learning. Now, you need to make sure it’s paying off. With Lightspeed Systems Relay, a cloud-based filtering/monitoring solution just for K-12, you get the insights you need to understand and maximize the use of those devices, keep users safe and increase the educational return on your technology investments. Relay has everything you need to make decisions to enhance technology use, report to administrators, present to the board, reassure concerned parents, empower teachers, and direct students on appropriate use. Plus, Relay powers learning on any device, any OS, and takes minutes to get started.

    Smoothwall’s Filter – SWG analyzes and categorizes web content in real-time without relying on URL blocklists which can quickly become outdated. Whether protecting you from inappropriate or illegal content, anonymous proxy usage, malware, or simply wasted resources, you can rely on zero-day protection. Filter from Smoothwall combines a powerful reporting suite, real-time activity monitoring, social media controls, and bandwidth optimization, with BYOD (bring your own device) policies.

    Symantec Secure Web Gateway is a complete enterprise security for the cloud.

    Simplifies access to Adabas from Microsoft .NET and Java applications. Available for Adabas on mainframe and LUW. Read more

    Provides standard SQL interface to access Adabas with SQL queries using standard JDBC and ODBC interfaces. Read more

    With Infoblox Advanced DNS Protection, you can comprehensively defend your DNS server from the widest range of DNS-based attacks, while maintaining service availability and business continuity.

    Founded in 2005, Amac Software provides monitoring software for Mac users around the world.

    Application Insight SWG is a security web gateway designed to provide the flexibility to business requirement, and appliance based security web gateway equipment to protect internal web users of the corporate and assure secure web usage environment of corporate users from the threat of various and evolving web attacks such as APT attacks, phishing and pharming.

    AppXML is a comprehensive web services gateway for enhancing service oriented architecture (SOA) deployments.

    Authentic8 Silo is a cloud browser designed to insulate and isolate web data. Silo is built fresh on launch and executes all web code in a secure sandbox. Users connect via a secure RDP connection, giving full interactivity of web sites while creating a perfect insulation layer between the device and the web. And when the session ends, the virtual instance is destroyed - zero forensic residue remains on the client device.

    The AUSC API leverages the Threat Intelligence data that is at the heart of Avira's award-winning security services. Continuous threat analysis and assessment of Internet resources (such as websites, domains, IP addresses, Email, documents) for compromise, ensures that the most current classification data-set available for customers' use.

    Bloxx Secure Web Gateway offers advanced secure web gateway to minimize web-based security threats.

    CacheGuard-OS is a network security software that embeds a gateway antivirus, a URL filtering facility, a firewall, a traffic shaping facility, an SSL inspection facility, a web proxy, a reverse proxy, a web application load balancer, a web application firewall, and a traffic logger.

    All CacheGuard products and services are focused on delivering Secured and Optimized Web contents.

    CensorNet's web security is designed to provide a safe Internet experience for all the people within an organization enabling control of all aspects of web access quickly and effectively.

    ChurchDNS Protects Networks Through DNS Filtering Of Inappropriate Websites, Malware Services, Phishing Sites, And Eliminating Most Web Based Advertisements.

    ContentProtect provides: Content filtering, Internet usage policies apply to devices on and off the network, Web based administration and reporting, Productivity tools with custom rules and time controls, Email alerts for policy violations or filter change requests, Customized policy settings and rules.

    Deep Discovery Analyzer uses XGen security, a blend of cross generational techniques, to ensure the highest detection rate with the lowest false positives.

    Helps enterprises to protect their data in the cloud, in the network and at the endpoints through data and user centric protection. Gain trust and visibility preventing un-authorised accesses and usage of company information as well as contributing legal compliance.

    WebShield. Secures HTTP traffic throughout the enterprise and provides access to web-based resources on less sensitive networks.

    Restrict internet access, block internet connection, password protect internet programs, schedule internet access, block internet websites.