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Websense Partners with Quadrant, Integrates ThreatSeeker Network Security Intelligence into Sagan SIEM Alliance enhances focus on malicious behavior and potential threats within big data

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN) has partnered with Quadrant Information Security to integrate the powerful Websense® ThreatSeeker® Network into Quadrant's Sagan SIEM to deliver real-time threat intelligence and streamline event analysis and reporting. With Websense, Quadrant customers have an effective way to mine the immense amount of network data and identify anomalies that indicate malicious behavior.

"Websense's ThreatSeeker Network provides the most respected and valued threat intelligence in the security industry," said Ian Bush, president, Quadrant Information Security. "It's imperative that our customers have the highest level of security available. This partnership helps Quadrant customers hone in on the events that require the utmost attention. It's crucial that organizations can quickly recognize and mitigate suspicious activity to protect their data and stop malicious attacks."

SIEMs collect massive amounts of data from an organization's network activity. In order to be effective, security administrators need a streamlined way to detect events that signify malicious behavior and potential threats. The Websense ThreatSeeker Network provides correlated real-time threat intelligence to Quadrant's Sagan SIEM to help turn vast amounts of data into actionable wisdom for organizations looking to prevent malicious activity.  

Unmatched in size, the Websense ThreatSeeker Network unites more than 900 million endpoints and utilizes the Websense ACE (Advanced Classification Engine) security defenses to analyze 3-5 billion requests per day. This greater security threat awareness results in real-time security updates to block advanced threats, malware, phishing attacks, lures and scams, plus provide the latest in web ratings. ThreatSeeker Network is the big data, cloud-based intelligence that powers Websense web security, email security, mobile security and data security solutions.

"Websense is known for cutting-edge innovation, leading security research, worldwide data analysis and advanced threat protection," said Farley Stewart, director of strategic alliances, Websense. "Our partnership with Quadrant demonstrates the strength and power of the Websense ThreatSeeker Network. This integration will help Quadrant customers prioritize network events to successfully identify targeted threats and prevent data theft."

For more information on the Websense ThreatSeeker Network, please visit: www.websense.com/content/ThreatSeeker.aspx.

About Websense, Inc.
Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), a global leader in unified web security, email security, mobile security, and data loss prevention (DLP), delivers the best content security for modern threats at the lowest total cost of ownership to tens of thousands of enterprise, mid-market and small organizations around the world. Distributed through a global network of channel partners and delivered as appliance-based software or SaaS-based cloud services, Websense TRITON content security solutions help organizations leverage social media and cloud-based communication, while protecting from advanced persistent threats and modern malware, preventing the loss of confidential information, and enforcing internet use and security policies. Websense is headquartered in San Diego, California with offices around the world. For more information, visit www.websense.com.

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About Quadrant Information Security

Founded in 2001, Quadrant Information Security is a consulting firm committed to supporting organizations in all vertical markets by protecting their sensitive data. Specializing in Managed Security Services and Enterprise Security Consulting, Quadrant prides itself on helping its customers maintain a secure environment.

Its unique offerings and consultative approach, coupled with a strong past performance and highly skilled security professionals make Quadrant an easy choice in the security consulting arena.

Websense Media Contact:
Patricia Hogan
Websense, Inc.
(858) 320-9393
phogan@websense.com

Quadrant Media Contact:

Kathrin Ritter
Quadrant Information Security
(864) 630-1395
Kritter@quadrantsec.com

SOURCE Websense, Inc.



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