Websense TRITON Wins Two 2013 SC Magazine Awards for Web Security and DLP Effectiveness

Websense takes home Best Web Content Management Product and Best Regulatory Compliance Solution

Mar 13, 2013, 08:11 ET from Websense, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN) today announced its Websense® TRITON™ platform won two 2013 SC Magazine Awards U.S.—Best Web Content Management and Best Regulatory Compliance.

"Websense demonstrated security leadership, effectiveness and innovation that stood out from the crowd," said Illena Armstrong, VP of editorial, SC Magazine. "Websense is a great example of a company that is keeping organizations safe from today's toughest cybercriminals and data theft. SC Magazine, our distinguished panel of expert judges and the entire industry recognize these efforts with these prestigious awards."

Websense won the Best Web Content Management Solution award over hundreds of vendor entries. The Reader Trust Voting panel recognized TRITON Web Security Gateway Anywhere because advanced malware and data theft attempts were no match for its embedded unified security defenses and global threat intelligence. The panel represented a cross-section of SC Magazine readers, including large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets, including financial services, health care, government, retail, education and other sectors.

TRITON Data Security Suite won Best Regulatory Compliance Solution with more than 1,700 pre-defined, industry-specific compliance templates and policies for data loss prevention (DLP). Administrators can easily select each policy and template by region and industry. Data Security Suite uniquely detects slow data leaks, uses optical character recognition (OCR) to analyze text in images, applies geo-location destination awareness to policies and provides off-network protection for systems, including Mac OS X laptops. SC Magazine's editorial team handpicked the award judges, many of whom are current or former chief security officers.

"Websense continues to exemplify security leadership with unparalleled technological innovation and expertise," said Tom Clare, senior director of product marketing for Websense. "Evolving cyberattacks are becoming increasingly difficult for traditional solutions to stop. With Websense TRITON, customers can rest assured that their inbound and outbound data is secure. Winning these prominent awards validates our success in the industry."

TRITON Web Security Gateway Anywhere and TRITON Data Security Suite are part of the Websense TRITON architecture. TRITON unifies all of the key components of threat defense and data theft prevention into a cohesive content security system. The TRITON solution brings together web security, email security, mobile security, data loss prevention (DLP) defenses and unified security intelligence under one management console. Solutions can be deployed on enterprise-grade appliances or as cloud-based services, and as powerful and efficient hybrids of on-premise and cloud elements working together.

The SC Awards, now in its 16th year, is the clear global leader for information-technology (IT) security professionals and products 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 nonprofits. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit www.scmagazineus.com/awards.

About Websense, Inc. Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN) 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.social.websense.com. For more information, visit www.websense.com and www.websense.com/triton.

About SC Magazine SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. The brand's portfolio includes the SC World Conference and Expo, SC Congress Canada, SC Magazine Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executives Forums.

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