Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Secure Web Gateways

Published: 27 December 2018

ID: G00362576

Analyst(s): Lawrence Orans , Peter Firstbrook


This research analyzes six critical capabilities of SWGs across three common use cases. Security and risk management leaders evaluating SWG solutions should use this research to determine the vendors that best meet their requirements.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Barracuda Networks
    • Cisco
    • ContentKeeper
    • Forcepoint
    • iboss
    • McAfee
    • Menlo Security
    • Sangfor
    • Symantec
    • Trend Micro
    • Zscaler
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Advanced Threat Defense
    • Cloud Service
    • Hybrid Functionality
    • CASB
    • DLP
    • Advanced Functionality
  • Use Cases
    • Monitoring/Visibility
    • Malware Detection and Advanced Threat Defense
    • Connect Offices and Mobile Workers

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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