Forcepoint Web Security Cloud Alternative
Trying to find an affordable and easy-to-use web filtering alternative to Forcepoint Web Security Cloud? This article will compare CurrentWare’s internet monitoring and web filtering solutions to Forcepoint Web Security Cloud so you can choose the right fit for your organization.
|Use CurrentWare if||Use Forcepoint if|
Let’s start off by saying that Forcepoint (formerly Websense) makes excellent internet security products if that’s what you’re looking for. CurrentWare’s BrowseControl supports an optional category filtering add-on that blocks access to known malicious websites while Forcepoint’s Web Security product includes added security features such as real-time malware detection.
But what if your internet security is already taken care of and you simply want to start blocking inappropriate websites and reducing distractions in the workplace? A dedicated web security package makes that process way more complex and expensive than it needs to be.
If you’re looking for a straightforward web filter that lets you start blocking inappropriate and distracting websites in just a few clicks, continue reading.
Compare Web Filtering Features
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Compare Employee Monitoring Features
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|Bandwidth Usage Tracking||✔||✔|
|Keyword Searched Monitoring||✔||✔|
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|URL Category Tracking||✔||✔|
Compare Setup & Deployment
Self hosted cloud
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|Active Directory Sync||✔||✔||Compatible with Windows||✔||✔|
|Compatible with Linux||Red Hat Enterpise only|
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“We were able to have the software up and running on the same day, and didn’t even need to contact customer support. Through a central server, we installed the technology on all of the student computers remotely and immediately distinguished staff user accounts.”
Why Choose CurrentWare over Forcepoint Web Security Cloud?
Buy once, keep forever
With CurrentWare’s perpetual licenses you own the version of the software you paid for forever.
Easy to Use
With CurrentWare’s BrowseControl you can easily block or allow websites in just a few clicks.
Get exactly what you need
Why pay for features you’ll never use? Each CurrentWare solution can be purchased individually to best fit your needs.
CurrentWare’s solutions can be purchased individually
Forcepoint Web Security Cloud and CurrentWare’s BrowseControl block employees from accessing websites. Unfortunately with Forcepoint if you only need to restrict internet access you’re still paying the added costs of supporting all of the other features.
Why pay for more features than you need? Each CurrentWare solution can be purchased individually, giving you access to the exact features you need without paying for the features you don’t.
For the costs of one year of Forcepoint Web Security Cloud you could own the entire CurrentWare suite for a lifetime
With Forcepoint you will lose access to their platform entirely unless you continue to pay for renewals. All of CurrentWare’s solutions are perpetually licensed, letting you keep the version of the products you paid for forever. Ongoing investments in new CurrentWare product releases, add-ons, and maintenance plan renewals are completely optional.
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