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Websense named IDC MarketScape leader

21 Dec 2012

Websense has been named as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Web Security Products report.

The security company's "the tight integration among Web security, messaging security and data loss prevention (DLP)” are "strengths of the Websense TRITON architecture" according to IDC.

“Websense leadership in IDC’s MarketScape report reflects the company’s security effectiveness, breadth of capabilities, range of delivery models and enterprise scalability,” says Phil Hochmuth, program manager of Security Products at IDC.

“We assessed all the major players in web security.

"Websense has noteworthy strength in anti-malware web-based threat identification, data theft protection, social media control, web application security and mobile security.

"All of these factors contributed to Websense’s leadership positioning.”

Unifying threat protection and daft theft prevent, Websense says their TRITON technology brings together web security, email security, mobile security and DLP defenses with unified security intelligence and a unified management console.

TRITON solutions can be deployed on enterprise-grade appliances, as cloud-based services, and as powerful and efficient hybrids of on-premise and cloud elements working together.

“Our unique approach to Websense TRITON’s real-time web security is validated in this report,” says Charles Renert, vice president of the Websense Security Labs.

“Today’s sophisticated web threats can no longer be categorised as simple web threats. They use multiple delivery channels that attack email, social networks, mobile devices and network data.

"Only real-time detection of threats can prevent the successful compromise of an enterprise.”