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Zscaler Web Security

A complete secure internet gateway solution delivered as a service

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Today’s web security model is broken

computer network icon shows how zscaler web security users are no longer behind appliance security stack but connect straight to the cloud

The broken perimeter

Your users are mobile and are no longer behind your appliance security stack. They connect straight to the cloud, where their applications live.

The internet is now their corporate network, so what is your security perimeter protecting?

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The cost of an old architecture

Using a hub-and-spoke network for security isn’t cost-effective. Moving apps to the cloud has emptied the data center, leaving behind a maze of expensive appliances with nothing to protect.

Why continue to backhaul traffic and pay for an architecture that isn’t cloud ready?

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The breaches continue

Even Web security products in your gateway are missing attacks. Zero-days attacks, botnets, threats hiding in SSL traffic, and others need a fully integrated approach that can scale.

With increasing inspection demands, can your appliances keep up?

Zscaler Web security: A new approach to user protection

Zscaler Web Security, part of the Zscaler Cloud Security Platform, delivers the complete security stack as a cloud service, eliminating the cost and complexity of traditional secure web gateway approaches.



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Always-on security

Delivery from the cloud lets you restore your security perimeter by providing always-on security that follows the user, regardless of location.

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A cloud-enabled architecture

Built in the cloud and delivered as a service, you can easily deploy in minutes and minimize costly appliances and backhauling.

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The ultimate security stack

With multiple inspection technologies, you get a fully integrated security stack with full SSL inspection that never runs out of capacity.

Read the Datasheet

Gartner names Zscaler a leader in Secure Web Gateways Magic Quadrant 8 years in a row

Zscaler has been named a leader in the Gartner SWG Magic Quadrant and is positioned the furthest for Completeness of Vision.

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Zscaler, a leader in Gartner magic quadrant for secure web gateways, for 8 consecutive years

The benefits of Zscaler Web Security

  • More than just a Secure Web Gateway: With complete cloud security stack that includes Web and URL Filtering, Sandboxing, Cloud Firewall, CASB and DLP, you can deliver airtight security to all users, on or off network.
  • Transform your Security Model: Embrace a direct-to-cloud connection model for all offices and users, and break free from costly appliances and network infrastructure.
  • Unlimited Capacity: With over 100 data center locations, performance is always lightning fast, and you’ll never run out of capacity. Try that with a secure web gateway appliance!
  • Full SSL Visibility: Unlimited inbound and outbound SSL inspection means you can finally inspect all your traffic and find more threats where they hide.
  • Fully Integrated: We built a platform so you don’t have to. Enjoy integrated policies and contextual threat visibility from day one.
  • Smarter Cloud Intelligence: Any threat detected is instantly shared and blocked across all our complete cloud.
diagram showing Zscaler web security is more than a secure web gateway, Zscaler delivers airtight security to all users on or off network.

The market leader in cloud security

65 billion transactions per day at peak periods

100 million threats detected per day

120,000 unique security updates per day

  • 100 data centers in 6 continents
  • Redundancy within and failover data centers
  • Internet exchange peering with 150+ vendors including Office 365, AWS, Azure

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Zscaler customers are leading the way
into the cloud era

Read their stories and hear their accounts of moving security off the
network and into the cloud.

Zscaler customer Siemens logo, they are securing 350,000 global employees each day through Zscaler
Zscaler customer AutoNation logo, see how zscaler cloud security is a critical part of AutoNation's digital strategy
Zscaler customer Royal Dutch Shell logo they transform to the cloud to improve security and eliminate the cost and complexity of appliances
Zscaler customer Jabil logo, they transform to the cloud with zscaler and deliver fast user experience with secure local internet breakouts
Zscaler customer Air France logo, they transform to the cloud with Zscaler
Zscaler customer Akzo Nobel logo, now their traffic is automatically routed to Zscaler, so they're feeling safe and secure

Suggested Resources

Web Security eBook

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Zscaler Web Security

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Zscaler Internet Access

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Zscaler, a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader

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The Forrester Wave

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How secure are you?

Check your security with our instant risk assessment, Security Preview. It’s free, confidential and safe. 85% of companies who run this test find vulnerabilities that require immediate attention.

Go from global visibility to actionable intelligence in seconds

If you can't understand what your alerts are trying to tell you, what’s the point? The Zscaler admin portal helps you
easily drill down to find and stop botnets, malware and zero-days with a few simple clicks.

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  • Instantly identify infected devices and botnets operating in your environments.
  • Easily find answers to questions like, “Have we been compromised?”
  • Block malicious behaviors in unknown files with Zscaler Cloud Sandbox.
  • Gain visibility into your internet and web traffic — all users, devices, and locations.
  • Get complete URL filtering to keep your users safe from malicious and compromised internet sites.
  • Add next-gen access, user, and app control with Zscaler Cloud Firewall.

Understand at last what all your users and cloud applications are doing

From the cloud, Zscaler security controls can sit inline everywhere and scan all your traffic, including SSL.
When that level of inspection scales across everyone in all locations, your log data will suddenly take on much more meaning.


Is YouTube hogging
internet bandwidth?


a capture showing Zscaler web security controls can sit inline everywhere and scan all your traffic, including SSL.

Can you prioritize Office 365
over streaming?


Understand how your business-critical apps like Office 365 and Salesforce are being used.

Do you allow access to
Russian webmail?


Mine your logs to support investigations or stream the data to your external SIEM

Is your intellectual property
stored on GitHub?


Layer on security controls over proprietary data with Zscaler Data Loss Protection.
  • Understand how your business-critical apps like Office 365 and Salesforce are being used.
  • Analyze users who may be exposing you to risk, or those who are using the most bandwidth.
  • Prioritize business applications over recreational traffic with Zscaler Bandwidth Control.
  • Identify unsupported cloud applications that your employees are using and shadow IT activity.
  • Mine your logs to support investigations or stream the data to your external SIEM.
  • Layer on security controls over proprietary data with Zscaler Data Loss Protection.