Websense to Palo Alto Web Category Comparison

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Websense to Palo Alto Web Category Comparison

We are switching from Websence (Forcepoint) web filtering to Palo Alto 5050 Firewall. Does anyone have a "crosswalk" that has been done showing what websense categories line up with what PA categories?

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While I'm unsure of the websence categories and how they would line up to PANDB, these are some of the helpful links for working with the categories. 

List of Categories

URL Category Check

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Hi @Bones2Go,


Pretty much what BPry says.

I don't have a list of the Websense categories but I'm sure there's one out there on their website.


Just line it up against the link that BPry posted in the previous comment.

There's won't be a 100% match because there might be more or less PA categories or they may be named differently but you'll get the general idea.


Cheers !


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