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Websense doubles SaaS market share

13 Oct 09

The company led the worldwide web security market for the seventh consecutive year and nearly doubled its share of the software as a service (SaaS) segment of the market, according to a recent IDC report.Websense is the clear leader in the overall web security market, which comprises software, appliance and SaaS web security to protect against both inbound, such as malware, threats and outbound, such as data leakage, threats. The company captured 26% of the 2008 worldwide market growth for web security software and grew 96% in the SaaS segment.IDC also forecasted a 12.3% growth in the web security market by 2013, with SaaS web security being the fastest-growing segment.