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Websense Announces Speakers at Upcoming Industry Events

July 31, 2007; 02:48 AM
Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBSN) today announced that Websense executives and security experts will speak at CompTIA’s Annual Breakaway Conference, Black Hat and Defcon this week at separate events held in Las Vegas.

CompTIA Breakaway, Mirage, Las Vegas, “Visionary Panel: the 360 Degree Channel View” – Websense Senior Vice President of Americas Sales David Roberts will join a panel of executives from other leading technology companies, including IBM, Symantec and Intel, to explore how hardware, software and services companies are evolving their strategies to empower VARs and solutions providers. The panel will examine key themes such as maximizing profit margins, generating recurring revenue and providing employees with the latest certification and training offerings. (Wednesday, August 1, Mirage - CompTIA Events Center A, 11:50 am – 12:50 pm)

CompTIA Breakaway, Mirage, Las Vegas, “Best Practices for Total Content Protection” – Roberts and Websense Vice President of Marketing Leo Cole will deliver a presentation to solution providers on best practices for total content protection. As external Web-based threats and internal security threats continue to escalate, Roberts and Cole will discuss proven methodologies to help build, grow and expand solution providers’ security portfolios and new ways for generating recurring revenue opportunities. (Wednesday, August 1, Mirage - The CompTIA Information Forum – Montego A/F, 3:00 pm – 4:00pm)

Black Hat, Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, “Defeating Web Browser Heap Spray Attacks” – Websense Senior Security Researchers Stephan Chenette and Moti Joseph will present a defensive response to the 2007 Black Hat Europe presentation titled: "Heap Feng Shui in JavaScript," which introduced a new technique for precise manipulation of the browser heap layout using specific sequences of JavaScript allocations. The researchers will provide an overview of "in the wild" heap spray exploits and how Websense catches them, as well other zero day exploits using an exploit-detection module. (Thursday, August 2, Caesars Palace, Room - Palace 1, 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm)

Defcon, The Riviera, Las Vegas “HoneyJax (AKA Web Security Monitoring and Intelligence 2.0)” Websense Vice President of Security Research Dan Hubbard will focus on Web 2.0 threats. His session will provide examples and insights into the problems of Web 2.0 and highlight the deployment of “HoneyJax” within the operating environment as one way to assist in the identification and tracking of misuse of Web 2.0 technologies. (Sunday, August 5, The Riviera, Track 1, 10:00 am – 10:50 am)

Websense Security Labs research experts will be available to discuss the latest threats and protection techniques at Websense booth B at Black Hat at Caesar’s Palace. Websense will also have a booth at CompTIA at the Mirage, #301.

About Websense, Inc.

Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), protects more than 25 million employees from external and internal computer security threats. Using a combination of preemptive ThreatSeeker™ malicious content identification and categorization technology and information leak prevention technology, Websense helps make computing safe and productive. Distributed through its global network of channel partners, Websense software helps organizations block malicious code, prevent the loss of confidential information and manage Internet and wireless access. For more information, visit www.websense.com.



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