What is Websense security?

Websense Web security software monitors Internet requests, logs activity, applies Internet usage filters, and reports on activity. In addition, Web Security Gateway Anywhere (if included in your subscription) protects you from data loss over the Web, providing security for outbound content as well.

What is Websense and how does it work?

Websense Content Gateway (Content Gateway) is a Linux-based, high-performance Web proxy and cache that provides real-time content scanning and Web site classification to protect network computers from malicious Web content while controlling employee access to dynamic, user-generated Web 2.0 content.

What happened to Websense?

Vista Equity Partners acquired Websense in 2013 for $906 million. Raytheon acquired an 80% interest in Websense in April 2015 for $1.9 billion and acquired the remaining 20% interest in 2019. In 2015, Websense acquired network security vendor Stonesoft from Intel and in 2016, the company was renamed Forcepoint.

What is Websense policy?

In a Websense appliance-based deployment, Policy Server is already installed on the full policy source appliance and any user directory and filtering appliances. In a software-based deployment, Policy Server is typically installed on the same machine as Policy Broker and Filtering Service.

What is Websense software?

Websense Web Filter or Web Security software consists of components that work together to monitor Internet requests, log activity, apply Internet usage filters, and report on activity. Websense software is highly distributable, providing the flexibility to scale a deployment to suit your needs.

Who acquired Websense?

Waltham, Mass. -based Raytheon acquired an 80 percent stake in Forcepoint, then known as Websense, for $1.9 billion in 2015 from Vista Equity Partners.

What is Websense DLP?

Forcepoint DLP Endpoint is a comprehensive, secure, and easy-to-use endpoint data loss prevention solution. It monitors real-time traffic and applies customized security policies over application and storage interfaces, as well as for data discovery.

Who bought Websense?

Does Forcepoint own Websense?

Raytheon|Websense Is Now Forcepoint™ AUSTIN, Texas – January 14, 2016 – Global cybersecurity leader Raytheon|Websense today unveiled its new company name, Forcepoint™, and multiple new products.

Is CrowdStrike DLP?

‘DLP [data loss prevention] is clearly broken. We need a new model for comprehensive, frictionless data protection that secures data as soon as it lands on the endpoint,’ writes CrowdStrike Chief Technology Officer Michael Sentonas.

Is Websense and Forcepoint the same?

We are proud to announce that, as of today, Raytheon|Websense is now Forcepoint. In May of 2015, Raytheon and Vista Equity Partners created a ground-breaking joint venture to address constantly-evolving cybersecurity challenges.

What is cloud DLP?

Cloud data loss prevention (DLP) helps keep an organization’s sensitive or critical information safe from cyber attacks, insider threats and accidental exposure. Cloud DLP solutions provide visibility and protection for sensitive data in SaaS and IaaS applications.

What is Websense email security?

Websense Email Security software gives you the technology to: Set highly granular controls that let you manage quarantined content, decide on log retention settings, implement policies, and more.

What support does Websense offer?

At Websense we don’t believe one size fits all. To support our award-winning Web, email, and data security solutions we offer three global support offerings — Websense Standard, Websense Premium, and Websense Mission Critical Support to help you maximize your investment with Websense.

What can Websense threatseeker do for You?

Block multiple threat sources with our Websense Threatseeker® Network, including email contamination, Web-based email invasions, and emails that contain security breaches. Create powerful reports from a customizable dashboard with monitoring, drill-downs, and automatic report scheduling.

What is Websense® email archiving?

Websense® provides cloud-based email archiving to support e-discovery requests, business continuity, and increased employee productivity in businesses and public organizations of all kinds. Websense SaaS email archiving services include: