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Websense TRITON Awarded Best Advanced Persistent Threat Protection

Information security experts honor Websense for stopping targeted, sophisticated cyber attacks and zero-day exploits

SAN DIEGO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Websense, the global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber attacks and data theft, was recently recognized by SC Magazine readers and industry experts for Best Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection. The SC Magazine Reader Trust voting panel selected Websense® TRITON® Enterprise as the most effective APT solution in the security industry.

"Websense is a great example of a company that keeps organizations safe from advanced, data stealing attacks," said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. "The Reader Trust category is one of the most highly anticipated accolades at the SC Awards ceremony because it represents the voice of the people who are really using the products—SC Magazine readers. Websense has proven to this group that they are leading the charge with the leadership and innovation necessary to stay ahead of modern threats."

Websense won Best Advanced Persistent Threat Protection over hundreds of vendor entries. Websense TRITON Enterprise was selected for its advanced malware protection combining advanced threat detection for web and email traffic with full data theft capabilities for data-in-motion and at rest. One unified solution provides comprehensive cyber-security to prevent data theft across web, email, and endpoint communications

"Today's advanced threats are evolving at an unprecedented rate and it's clear that traditional signature-based solutions are unable to stop these data stealing attacks," said John McCormack, Websense CEO. "We are honored that SC Magazine readers recognize TRITON as the best solution for preventing data theft by protecting against advanced persistent threats, zero-day exploits, and sophisticated targeted attacks across all communication channels of a modern enterprise."

Websense Web Security Gateway Anywhere also won Best Web Content Management Solution for its ability to stop advanced threats from infiltrating a network via the web. Websense Web Security Gateway Anywhere uses TruHybrid technology to combine on-site appliance and cloud security. With a unique console, the solution provides complete protection against malware and data theft for employees in all locations. It also offers TruWeb DLP for data theft and loss protection. Websense analyzes and categorizes dynamic web content/threats in real-time, at point-of-click, to detect advanced payloads, exploited documents, mobile malware and much more.

Each winning solution is part of the Websense TRITON security architecture, which is built on the largest and fastest global analytic cloud on the market today. Every second, the ThreatSeeker Intelligence Cloud automatically calculates 2.6 adjustments to the security posture of more than 11,000 TRITON customers. In 2013, TRITON systems stopped more than four billion threats across all communication channels. For more information about Websense TRITON, please visit www.websense.com/triton.

The SC Awards, now in its 17th year, is recognized as the most prestigious mark of achievement for information-technology (IT) security professionals and products. The annual awards showcase the best solutions, services and professionals working to fend off the myriad security threats in today's corporate world. SC Magazine distinguishes the achievements of the security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the dedicated work of government, commercial and nonprofits. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit www.scmagazineus.com/awards.

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. Besides the monthly print magazine and vibrant daily website, the brand's portfolio includes the SC Congress and Expo series (Chicago, London, New York, Toronto), SC Awards (U.S. and U.K.), SC Marketscope, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executive Forums.

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.

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
Websense, Inc.
(858) 320-9393
[email protected]


SOURCE Websense, Inc.

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