SOURCE: Websense, Inc.

November 06, 2007 19:50 ET

Websense Named Top Software Company in San Diego County

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - November 6, 2007) - Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN) today announced that the San Diego Business Journal has named Websense the number one software company in San Diego County.

The San Diego Business Journal ranked local companies by 2006 San Diego County revenue, which, for Websense, was $178 million, an increase of 20 percent from 2005 ($148 million). Last year, Websense was also ranked number one on the list and was ranked number two in 2005.

"We're honored to be named the top software company in San Diego County for the second year in a row," said Leo Cole, vice president of marketing, Websense. "San Diego has a fast-growing technology community, and Websense is proud to be part of that community."

Websense has received numerous other awards and accolades, including being named to the Forbes "Top 25 Fastest Growing Technology Companies" for the fifth consecutive year. Websense was also named one of Business 2.0 Magazine's "100 Fastest Growing Technology Companies" for two consecutive years. For the fourth consecutive year, IDC named Websense the market share leader in the Web filtering software segment of secure content management market (SCM), and Frost and Sullivan named Websense the Web filtering market share leader for 2006 with 40.2 percent total market share through combined shares of Websense and SurfControl.

About Websense, Inc.

Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN) protects more than 42 million employees from external and internal computer security threats. Using a combination of preemptive ThreatSeeker™ malicious content identification and categorization technology and information leak prevention technology, Websense helps make computing safe and productive. Distributed through its global network of channel partners, Websense software helps organizations block malicious code, prevent the loss of confidential information and manage Internet and wireless access. For more information, visit

Websense and Websense Enterprise are registered trademarks of Websense, Inc. in the United States and certain international markets. Websense has numerous other unregistered trademarks in the United States and internationally. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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