Websense TRITON Recognized for Advanced Persistent Threat Protection and Four Additional Finalist Categories in 2014 SC Magazine Awards

Categories include Best Advanced Persistent Threat Protection, Best Data Leakage Prevention (DLP), Best Email Security, Best Regulatory Compliance and Best Web Content Management

Feb 03, 2014, 08:05 ET from Websense, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Websense, Inc., a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyberattacks and data theft, today announced it is recognized as a finalist for five 2014 SC Magazine Awards. Websense® TRITON® defenses are acknowledged as top products in five categories, including: Best Advanced Persistent Threat Protection; Best Data Leakage Prevention (DLP) Solution; Best Email Security Solution; Best Regulatory Compliance Solution; and Best Web Content Management Solution. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards 2014 ceremony on February 25, 2014 in San Francisco.

"Securing five SC Award finalist selections is truly a testament to the caliber of products and services Websense provides," said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. "Being named a finalist is noteworthy because it reflects the opinions of real IT professionals and the solutions they use to address the network security problems that plague their companies on a daily basis."

Each finalist solution is part of the Websense TRITON security system, which is built on the largest and fastest global analytic network on the market today. Every second, Websense discovers two new threats and protects thousands of organizations in real time, worldwide. The Websense TRITON solution is the only one that proactively defends all channels to identify, stop, contain and disarm advanced persistent threats, targeted attacks and data theft.

A panel of SC Magazine readers joined a handpicked jury of practicing security executives and professionals to select award finalists. Websense received industry recognition for:

  • Best Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection for Websense TRITON Enterprise
  • Best Data Leakage Prevention (DLP) Solution for TRITON Data Security
  • Best Email Security Solution for TRITON Email Security
  • Best Regulatory Compliance Solution for TRITON Data Security
  • Best Web Content Management Solution for TRITON Web Security Gateway Anywhere

"It's an honor to have SC Magazine expert users and judges select Websense TRITON advanced security solutions as best-in-class," said John McCormack, Websense CEO. "Most notably, the inclusion of Websense TRITON Enterprise as a finalist for Best Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection affirms our ability to detect, stop and remediate today's most sophisticated attacks across the entire threat kill chain."

Cyber-attacks follow seven steps, known as the advanced threat kill chain. Only Websense technology has protection in place to intelligently identify and defend against reconnaissance, lures, redirected web traffic, exploit kits, dropper files, call home activity and data loss. To learn more about Websense solutions, please visit www.websense.com/triton.

The SC Awards, now in its 17th year, is one of the highest and most respected achievements for information technology (IT) security professionals and organizations that fend off the myriad security threats in today's corporate world. The annual awards showcase the best solutions, services and professionals, while recognizing achievement and technical excellence. SC Magazine distinguishes the achievements of the security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities and the fervent work of government, commercial and non-profits.

Winners of this year's SC Awards will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco on February 25, 2014. This event is one of the most anticipated IT security events of the year and promises excitement and invaluable networking opportunities with some of the top corporate IT professionals in the country. To attend the awards, please register at https://www.etouches.com/75414.

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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. Tens of thousands of 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.

Websense TRITON stops more threats; visit www.websense.com/proveit to see proof. To access the latest Websense security insights and connect through social media, please visit www.websense.com/smc. For more information, visit www.websense.com and www.websense.com/triton.

Websense Media Contact:
Patricia Hogan
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