AUSTIN, Texas, July 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon|Websense (formerly Websense), a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber attacks and data theft, today announced its citation as a leader for its Triton AP-Web with Web Cloud Module in global research and advisory firm Forrester Research's June 26, 2015, report, "The Forrester Wave™: SaaS Web Content Security, Q2 2015." *
Forrester's independent, 26-criteria evaluation ranked Websense among the highest scores for threat detection, automated malware analysis, and endpoint support, as well as the top score among all vendors in the reporting category. Websense also received among the highest scores in the Data loss prevention — discovery and analysis category, authentication and administration categories.
"We are pleased to be independently recognized as a leader in the SaaS web content security space," said Raytheon|Websense Vice President of product management, Mike Siegel. "We believe that this recognition further validates our commitment to providing our customers' the most comprehensive protection to stop advanced threats and prevent data theft across the kill chain."
As noted in the report, leaders in this Forrester Wave provide extensive functionality in the cloud, and shine for their broad endpoint support, multiple deployment options, multiple authentication options, and regional coverage. "Each vendor's viability and investment to meet current and emerging customer demands, technical functionality satisfaction, account management satisfaction, and service-level agreements" were also factored into the strategy category criteria.
To download The Forrester Wave™: SaaS Web Content Security, Q2 2015 please visit: http://www.websense.com/content/forrester-wave-saas-web-security-2015q2.aspx
* This report was completed prior to the joint venture transaction combining Websense, a Vista Equity portfolio company, and Raytheon Cyber Products, a product line of Raytheon's Intelligence, Information and Services business, currently known as Raytheon|Websense.
About Websense, Inc.
Websense, Inc. is a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber- attacks and data theft. Websense TRITON® comprehensive security solutions unify web security, email security, mobile security and data loss prevention (DLP) at the lowest total cost of ownership. More than 11,000 enterprises rely on Websense TRITON security intelligence to stop advanced persistent threats, targeted attacks and evolving malware. Websense prevents data breaches, intellectual property theft and enforces security compliance and best practices. A global network of channel partners distributes scalable, unified appliance and cloud-based Websense TRITON solutions.
On May 29, 2015, Raytheon Company (NYSE :RTN ) and Vista Equity Partners completed a joint venture transaction creating a new company that combines Websense, a Vista Equity portfolio company, and Raytheon Cyber Products, a product line of Raytheon's Intelligence, Information and Services business. The newly-formed commercial cybersecurity company will be known on an interim basis as Raytheon|Websense. The company expects to introduce a new brand identity upon completion of standard organizational integration activity.
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