Websense wins award from Frost & Sullivan

By : |August 11, 2009 0

MUMBAI, INDIA: Websense, Inc, a provider of integrated Web, data and email security solutions, today announced that research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan awarded it with two awards for product innovation and marketing leadership.

Websense said it received the North American Product Innovation of the Year Award for Web Content Management due to its innovative Web security products, particularly the Websense Web Security Gateway. It was also awarded the Global Content Filtering Products Market Leadership Award for its product development and market strategy.

Frost & Sullivan recognized Websense for developing security products that address the unique security challenges of dynamic content on today’s feature-rich Web sites, especially Web 2.0 sites and applications, said a press release.

“One of the important features of Websense Web Security Gateway is its ability to identify and prevent dynamic threats associated with Web 2.0 sites and applications by analyzing never-before-seen Web content in real time and blocking just the portion of the Web page that presents the threat,” said Yin Fern Ko, research analyst at Frost & Sullivan.

The analyst firm reports that Websense has grown continually year after year, and that it held more than 26 percent of the $2.7 billion global content filtering market in 2008, the release added.

“Websense has invested heavily in product development and strategic acquisitions to broaden our product portfolio and transform the company into the industry leader in integrated Web security, email security and data loss prevention solutions,” said Jim Haskin, senior vice president of marketing and chief information officer, Websense. He said these awards validate Websense’s product offering strategy.


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