Forrester Research cites Websense® as a leader in SaaS web content security
Raytheon|Websense (formerly Websense), an Austin, TX-based global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber attacks and data theft, announced on July 13 its citation as a leader for its Triton AP-Web with Web Cloud Module in global research and advisory firm Forrester Research’s June 26, 2015, report, “The Forrester Wave™: SaaS Web Content Security, Q2 2015.” *
Forrester’s independent, 26-criteria evaluation ranked Websense among the highest scores for threat detection, automated malware analysis, and endpoint support, as well as the top score among all vendors in the reporting category. Websense also received among the highest scores in the Data loss prevention — discovery and analysis category, authentication and administration categories.
“We are pleased to be independently recognized as a leader in the SaaS web content security space,” said Raytheon|Websense Vice President of product management, Mike Siegel. “We believe that this recognition further validates our commitment to providing our customers’ the most comprehensive protection to stop advanced threats and prevent data theft across the kill chain.”
As noted in the report, leaders in this Forrester Wave provide extensive functionality in the cloud, and shine for their broad endpoint support, multiple deployment options, multiple authentication options, and regional coverage. “Each vendor’s viability and investment to meet current and emerging customer demands, technical functionality satisfaction, account management satisfaction, and service-level agreements” were also factored into the strategy category criteria.
* This report was completed prior to the joint venture transaction combining Websense, a Vista Equity portfolio company, and Raytheon Cyber Products, a product line of Raytheon’s Intelligence, Information and Services business, currently known as Raytheon|Websense.