SAN DIEGO, CA, Apr 22, 2009 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN) today announced that for the fourth year in a row it has won a Reader Trust Award in the annual SC Magazine Award program for outstanding achievement in information technology security. Websense® Web Security was named the Best Web Filtering Solution and
Websense Data Security Suite was named Best Data Loss/Leakage Prevention Solution at a ceremony held this week in San Francisco in conjunction with the RSA Conference, the world's largest information security event.
The annual SC Awards showcase the best solutions, services and professionals while recognizing achievement and technical excellence in the information security industry. With nearly 700 entries submitted in thirty categories, the 2009 SC Awards was the most competitive yet in the program's twelve-year history. SC Magazine readers selected Websense Web Security and Websense Data Security Suite over competing solutions from Symantec, McAfee, RSA, a division of EMC and Blue Coat among others.
In addition to winning the Reader Trust Award categories for Best Web Filtering Solution and Best Data Loss/Leakage Prevention Solution, Websense was also a finalist in the Best Anti-Malware Solution category for the Websense Web Security Gateway and the Best Managed Service category for
"Websense is committed to providing organizations around the world with solutions that protect their essential information from emerging Web 2.0 threats as well as from accidental or malicious data loss," said Jim Haskin, senior vice president of marketing, Websense. "We're honored that IT security professionals have voiced their preference for Websense solutions with the SC Magazine Reader Trust Award for both Best Web Filtering Solution and Best Data Loss/Leakage Prevention Solution."
Websense Data Security Suite is the leading data loss prevention solution that accurately prevents data loss, secures business processes and helps manage compliance and risk by discovering where data is located, monitoring its use and protecting it, on the network and at the endpoint. Websense Data Security Suite is the only data loss prevention solution that provides content, context, and destination awareness, allowing administrators to manage who can send what information, where, and how.
Websense Web Security combines industry-leading Web filtering with protection against emerging Web threats including spyware, malicious code, phishing attacks, bots and Web 2.0 threats.
All of Websense solutions including Websense Web Security and Websense Data Security Suite are powered by the Websense ThreatSeeker Network which continuously monitors the Internet for changes and emerging Web threats. The resulting intelligence is incorporated in real-time into the company's Web, data and email security solutions. As a result, Websense solutions adapt to the rapidly changing Internet threat environment at speeds not possible by traditional security solutions.
About Websense, Inc.
Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), a global leader in integrated Web, data and email security solutions, provides Essential Information Protection for more than 44 million employees at organizations worldwide. Distributed through its global network of channel partners, Websense software and hosted security solutions help organizations block malicious code, prevent the loss of confidential information and enforce Internet use and security policies. For more information, visit www.websense.com.
Websense is a registered trademark of Websense, Inc. in the United States and certain international markets. Websense has numerous other registered and unregistered trademarks in the United States and internationally. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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