SOURCE: Websense, Inc.

Websense, Inc.

November 22, 2010 08:00 ET

SC Magazine Canada Names Websense "Information Security Company of the Year"

Websense Recognized for Outstanding Commitment to Safeguarding Today's Global Enterprise

TORONTO--(Marketwire - November 22, 2010) - Honored for outstanding enterprise protection of today's evolving security threat landscape, Websense, a global leader in Web security, data security, and email security solutions, was named "Information Security Company of the Year" by SC Magazine Canada on November 16, 2010 at the first-ever SC Congress Canada Awards Gala. The SC Magazine Excellence Award for "Information Security Company of the Year" acknowledges an organization with superior security products proven to help customers overcome today's enterprise-focused security attacks. 

"Websense's innovations illustrate the passion and creativity the IT security industry is taking to protect valuable assets and interests," says SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong. "At the end of the day, it's about protecting business, and Websense was named 'Information Security Company of the Year' because of its leadership in this effort."

Websense and other 2011 Excellence Awards winners were chosen by Canada's top security experts -- representing the wide distribution of SC Magazine's readers, their breadth of knowledge and experience in the information security industry.

"Legacy security products don't stop blended attacks," said Fiaaz Walji, Canadian country manager, Websense. "Websense's recognition as 'Information Security Company of the Year' is proof of our commitment to innovation and our success in the face of increasingly creative attacks. By combining and integrating our industry leading principles of Web security, email security and data security into a single architecture, our TRITON technology becomes greater than the sum of its individual parts. This shared threat and content intelligence is unparalleled in today's security world and gives organizations the best possible security against even the most advanced attacks of the day."

SC Magazine distinguishes the achievements of the security professionals in the trenches, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities and the passionate work of government, commercial and nonprofits -- all working to help improve global security. 

About Websense

Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), a global leader in unified Web security, data security and email security solutions, delivers the best content security for modern threats at the lowest total cost of ownership to tens of thousands of enterprise, mid-market and small organizations around the world. Distributed through a global network of channel partners and delivered as software, appliance and software-as-a-service (SaaS), Websense content security solutions help organizations leverage new communication, collaboration, and Web 2.0 business tools while protecting from advanced persistent threats, preventing the loss of confidential information and enforcing Internet use and security policies. Websense is headquartered in San Diego, California with offices around the world. For more information, visit

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About SC Magazine

SC Magazine was named winner of 2010 Magazine of the Year by the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). It 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. In addition to the monthly print magazine and a vibrant website updated daily, the brand's portfolio includes SC World Congress Conference and Expo, SC Congress Canada, SC Magazine Awards, SC Directory and SC Magazine Newswire.

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