Websense Selected to Protect 1,200 Northern Ireland Schools from Malware, Cyber Bullying and Data Loss

  Websense Selected to Protect 1,200 Northern Ireland Schools from Malware,
                         Cyber Bullying and Data Loss

Granular management of social media delivers safe enriched e-Learning

PR Newswire

READING, England, Dec. 5, 2012

READING, England, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Northgate Managed Services
(Northgate) has selected Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), a global leader in
unified web security, email security, mobile security and data loss prevention
(DLP), to safely enable social media use, combat cyber bullying, and prevent
malware across 1,200 Northern Ireland schools and support 350,000 students and

The complete 'Education Network Northern Ireland' (ENNI) contract worth £170m
has been awarded by C2k to Northgate who will design, implement, manage and
support Europe's first Education Cloud environment for schools in Northern
Ireland, in partnership with selected suppliers. The new service has been
designed to create a dynamic, future-proofed, flexible service which provides
schools with increased access to learning resources. A security solution was
required to allow students to utilize the internet for a greater learning
experience by providing access to dynamic web pages such as: YouTube,
Facebook, blogs, Twitter and other collaborative social networking sites.

Websense^® Web Security Gateway Anywhere (WSGA) was selected for its granular
management of content within dynamic web pages. By analyzing the individual
links and comments on each page, Websense categorizes the content and gives
administrators the ability to determine what is appropriate for students,
block malware and stop confidential data from being lost or stolen. Students
can use the web for e-learning while being protected in real time against the
latest cyber threats. Granular policy settings also allow administrations to
restrict internet posts that use language associated with cyber bullying.

Northgate Managed Services also selected Websense Cloud Email Security to
provide real-time protection against spam, inappropriate content and
email-based malware.

Websense Web Security Gateway Anywhere and Websense Cloud Email Security are
parts of the Websense TRITON™ architecture. The Websense TRITON solution
unifies all the key components of threat defense and data theft prevention
into a cohesive content security system. It 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

"Websense is the perfect fit for the ENNI project because it provides a rich
user experience for students, while maintaining the highest levels of network
security to protect against internet-based malware attacks," said Andy Ross,
chief executive at Northgate Managed Services. "Classrooms rely on the social
web as a teaching tool and students use it to connect with classmates.
Websense is providing a scalable way for schools to enjoy all the benefits of
the social web without the cyber bullying, malware and data loss that is
ever-present. Websense also made it cost effective because we consolidated
previous technologies."

For more information about the Websense TRITON architecture, please visit:

Notes to editors:
The C2k project provides the infrastructure and services to support the
enhanced use of ICT in schools in Northern Ireland. C2k is managed by the
Western Education and Library Board on behalf of the other education and
library boards and the Department of Education. C2k is part financed by the EU
Building Sustainable Prosperity structural fund.

Belfast-based Northgate Managed Services is delivering the next generation of
education technology services to all grant-aided schools across Northern
Ireland. The new service commenced on 1 April 2012 and will see Northgate
deliver to schools across Northern Ireland Europe's first Education Cloud
environment, providing secure access to resources online, 24 x 7 from a wide
range of devices. As part of this service Eircom will deliver superfast
connectivity to the Education Cloud, providing schools with up to 200Mb of
bandwidth. The application and use of this solution continues to be promoted
and supported by staff within C2k.

About Websense, Inc.
Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), a global leader in unified web security, email
security, mobile security, and data loss prevention (DLP), delivers the best
content security for modern threats at the lowest total cost of ownership to
tens of thousands of enterprise, mid-market and small organizations around the
world. Distributed through a global network of channel partners and delivered
as appliance-based software or SaaS-based cloud services, Websense TRITON
content security solutions help organizations leverage social media and
cloud-based communication, while protecting from advanced persistent threats
and modern malware, preventing the loss of confidential information, and
enforcing internet use and security policies. Websense is headquartered in San
Diego, California with offices around the world. For more information, visit

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About Northgate Managed Services
Northgate Managed Services, is a leading IT services company which provides
cloud based and infrastructure services to Public, Private and Third Sector
organisations and specialist managed services in the education, government,
utilities and charities sectors. The company supports over 2000 customers and
470,000 end users, responding to over 300,000 service desk requests each year.

Northgate's services are delivered through its' 1,200-strong workforce who are
based at the company's centre of excellence in Newtownabbey and throughout its
other offices and onsite locations across the UK.

Northgate Managed Services is part of the Northgate Information Solutions
Group, owned by private equity company Kohlberg Kravis Roberts KKR.

For more information, visit www.northgatemanagedservices.com, or contact by
email at info@northgatemanagedservices.com. Follow Northgate Managed Services
on Twitter @NorthgateMS.

Media Contact:
Patricia Hogan
Websense, Inc.
(858) 320-9393

SOURCE Websense, Inc.

Website: http://www.websense.com
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