Gartner Recognizes Websense as a Leader in Latest Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways
Websense continues leadership position for four consecutive years after independent security analysis
SAN DIEGO, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber attacks and data theft, today announced Gartner Inc. has positioned Websense as a leader in its “Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways”((i)) for the fourth consecutive year.
“Websense is more than just my choice for proven web security,” said Lee Sullivan, technical lead, The Co-operative Group. “They are my trusted advanced threat protection partner that helps prevent targeted attacks and data theft. Websense® TRITON® solutions provide an effective way to manage our most advanced security defenses and report on our risk profile. I’ve done my due diligence and vetted other solutions. Hands down, Websense stops more threats.”
Leaders in the Magic Quadrant are high-momentum vendors (based on sales and mind share growth) with established track records in Web gateway security, as well as vision and business investments indicating that they are well-positioned for the future.
Gartner’s analysis examined Websense Web Security Gateway Anywhere (WSGA), a module of the TRITON solution architecture that unifies web, email, data and mobile security. Websense surpassed the qualifications required to be a leader in the secure web gateway report. Factors included a combination of established market leadership, ongoing innovation and advancements in threat and malware detection.
“Organizations worldwide need advanced threat protection that shields them from the constant onslaught of threats and data theft attempts,” said John McCormack, Websense CEO. “The ability to compete in today’s global market is directly linked to their ability to secure intellectual property from loss. We believe our continued security leadership recognition from Gartner provides yet another independent validation of the tremendous Websense TRITON security expertise and effectiveness.”
Websense WSGA is a module of the TRITON unified architecture that also supports Websense Data Security Suite (recognized six consecutive years as a leader in the “Magic Quadrant for Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention (DLP).” The TRITON architecture radically changes the gateway security landscape with unprecedented advanced malware and data theft defenses, spear-phishing protection, cloud malware sandboxing and a detailed and actionable forensic reporting dashboard.
To download the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways, please visit: www.websense.com/gartnerswg2013. For more information about TRITON, please visit: www.websense.com/triton.
(i) Source: Gartner, Inc. “Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways” by Lawrence Orans, Peter Firstbrook, May 28, 2013.
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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.websense.com/smc. For more information, visit www.websense.com and www.websense.com/triton.
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