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Facebook Adds Websense To Help Protect Users From Malware
2011-10-03 14:02:41

Facebook announced on Monday that it is partnering with security firm Websense to help combat malware and phishing. The world's largest social network has over 750 million users so far and is reaching out to Websense to help protect its users from clicking on links without knowing whether its trustworthy. Websense said that once a Facebook user clicks on a link, it will be checked against the security firm's data to determine whether or not it is a safe destination. The new security...

2011-10-03 07:55:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Facebook, Inc. and Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), a global leader in unified web security, email security, and data security solutions, today announced a technology integration partnership that helps to protect Facebook users from links that lead to malware and malicious sites. Starting today, Websense technology will add to Facebook's existing protections to stop users from clicking on links without knowing the trustworthiness of the destination....

2011-09-27 07:05:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Headlines have been buzzing with recent data breaches and high-profile web exploits. Everyone from consumers (who stand to lose personal data) to boards of directors (who stand to pay stiff penalties for losing the same) are wondering if it's possible to out-maneuver increasingly advanced cybercriminals. According to SC Magazine and IT Pro UK, Websense (NASDAQ: WBSN) has the answer in Websense® TRITON(TM) Security Gateway...

2011-09-15 07:05:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft BUILD, Anaheim Conference Center 201B -- Data breaches and theft can be detrimental to any company and preventing the accidental loss or misuse of sensitive documents is a major IT security concern. Today at 1 p.m. PDT, Microsoft® BUILD developers conference attendees will see a live demo of the new Microsoft codenamed Windows Server 8 File Classification Infrastructure (FCI). The demo will feature the integration...

2011-09-12 15:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), a global leader in unified web security, data security, and email security solutions, today confirmed its participation at the Deutsche Bank 2011 Technology Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 2:45 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. A link to the webcast of this event will be available on the investor relations section of the company's website at www.websense.com/investors. About Websense,...

2011-09-06 16:20:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN) today announced the appointment of Michael A. Newman as interim chief financial officer. Mr. Newman has been a member of the company's executive committee since 2002, and also serves as the company's chief administrative officer, general counsel and corporate secretary. The company has initiated a search for a full-time chief financial officer. Mr. Newman succeeds Arthur S. Locke III, who resigned to return to...

2011-08-31 07:05:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An increasingly mobile workforce, more social networks, and advanced attacks have made it critical for organizations to quickly deploy effective data theft prevention. That's why Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN) developed the TRITON(TM) solution, which includes the Websense® Data Security Suite. And Gartner, Inc. has positioned Websense as a leader in its recently released "Magic Quadrant for Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention"( )(i)(...

2011-08-23 07:05:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Email is a dangerous data loss channel that has been center stage in this year's tidal wave of targeted attacks. "Kate Middleton in bikini." "Real Osama bin Laden death pics." "Your tax return cannot be processed." It is just too easy to convince unsuspecting employees to open emails with seductive subject lines and spoofed sender addresses. Hackers know it, and they also know how to successfully spear phish executives into giving them access to...

2011-08-09 07:05:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ: WBSN) -- During the $4.75 billion merger of First Tech Credit Union and Addison Avenue Federal Credit Unions, the companies recognized the urgency to safeguard data for their combined 335,000 members in 38 branches. The combined credit union was looking for a solution that was highly effective, yet easy to administer. After careful consideration and an analysis of the performance of the solution already in use, Addison Avenue chose Websense...

2011-08-04 07:05:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), a global leader in unified web security, data security, and email security solutions, today announced management will present at the 13th Annual Pacific Crest Global Technology Leadership Forum in Vail, Colorado on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. Mountain Time. A link to the webcast of this event will be available on the investor relations section of the company's website at www.websense.com/investors. About...