SOURCE: Websense, Inc.

December 02, 2008 08:00 ET

Websense to Host North America Channel Partner Conference in January 2009

Information Security Industry Leader Announces Plans for Partner Conference in San Diego January 14 - 16; Focuses Event on Taking Partners' Security, Sales and Marketing Expertise to Next Level

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - December 2, 2008) - Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), a global leader in integrated Web, data and email security solutions, today announced it will host its North America Partner Conference, "DRIVEN," on January 14 - 16, 2009 at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego.

This fast-paced, two day event is open to all Websense reseller partners in the U.S. and Canada. Event details including the agenda and partner registration are located at www.websense.com/PartnerConference.

"The Websense 2009 Partner Conference will provide our channel partners with the knowledge, expertise and business advantages they need to market and sell security solutions to small and mid-size businesses and enterprises," said David Roberts, senior vice president of Americas Sales, Websense. "Partner enablement has always been at the core of our ChannelConnect Global Partner Program and will play a significant role at our Partner Conference. The agenda is packed with valuable sessions that will help our partners build successful security practices, increase their customer value, and make more money selling Websense solutions."

The 2009 Websense Partner Conference will offer a combination of keynote presentations, breakout sessions and roundtables covering informative topics that IT solution providers can use to grow their security practices and maximize sales revenues and profitability. The conference will also feature business, sales and technical tracks led by the Websense team, customers and industry influencers. In addition, attending channel partners will have opportunities to network with their peers and the Websense executive team.

Websense will also deliver a comprehensive overview of the company's stated vision and strategy, and present partners with a sneak peek at the Websense product roadmap and a number of new business-building resources and channel programs that will be announced throughout 2009.

Websense partners interested in learning more about the 2009 North America Partner Conference can visit www.websense.com/PartnerConference or email the event registration desk at lcosta@websense.com.

About Websense, Inc.

Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), a global leader in integrated Web, data and email security solutions, provides Essential Information Protection™ for more than 43 million employees at more than 50,000 organizations worldwide. Distributed through its global network of channel partners, Websense software and hosted security solutions help organizations block malicious code, prevent the loss of confidential information and enforce Internet use and security policies. For more information, visit www.websense.com.

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

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