Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Secure Web Gateways

Published: 11 November 2019

ID: G00383009

Analyst(s): Lawrence Orans, Peter Firstbrook, John Watts


Secure web gateways go beyond traditional core use cases to cover distributed enterprises and advanced features. Security and risk management leaders evaluating SWG solutions need to evaluate vendors across three use cases according to their requirements.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Barracuda
    • 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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