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Peer Lessons Learned: Implementing Secure Web Gateways

Published: 23 April 2019

ID: G00389750

Analyst(s): Peer Contributors


Organizations deploy SWGs to defend users from internet-borne threats and to help enforce internet policy compliance. Security and risk management leaders can leverage lessons learned submitted to Gartner Peer Insights to implement or upgrade SWG services successfully.

Table Of Contents


Peer Lessons Learned

  • Lesson 1: Document Your Security Requirements Before Proceeding to Vendor Selection
  • Lesson 2: Evaluate Vendors Based on Integration and Performance Requirements
  • Lesson 3: Engage a Third-Party Implementation Partner and Test the Product Against Your Use Cases
  • Lesson 4: Plan Your Deployment Ahead of Time
  • Lesson 5: Invest in Educating Employees
  • Methodology

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