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August 04, 2015 5:02 PM ET


Company Overview of Websense, Inc.

Company Overview

Websense, Inc. provides Web, email, and data security solutions to protect an organization’s data and users from cyber-threats, malware attacks, information leaks, legal liability, and productivity loss worldwide. Its Web security solution scans Web sites, emails, and other contents to identify new threats; email security solution filters spam, malicious links, inappropriate images, and malware from inbound email; data security solution protects against the loss of confidential information and data due to internal and external threats; and cloud security solutions include security scanning and content classification. The company offers content security solutions, including Web, email, and co...

10240 Sorrento Valley Road

San Diego, CA 92121

United States

Founded in 1994

1,609 Employees





Key Executives for Websense, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, Director and Member of Special Stock Award Committee
Age: 55
President and Chief Operating Officer
Vice President of Investor Relations
Director of Saarc Region
Vice President of Worldwide Channel Sales
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Websense, Inc. Key Developments

Raytheon Company, Websense, Inc. - M&A Call

To discuss the acquisition of Websense

Raytheon To Reportedly Acquire Websense For $1.9 Billion

Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) has agreed to buy Websense, Inc. from Vista Equity Partners in a deal that values the network security company at $1.9 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. Raytheon will combine Websense with its own cybersecurity operations and have an 80% stake in the combined entity, with Vista owning the rest, the people said. Raytheon and Websense representatives did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Raytheon Reportedly In Talks To Acquire Websense

Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) is in talks to acquire Websense, Inc. from Vista Equity Partners, according to people familiar with the matter. Vista hired Citigroup Inc. to sell Websense for more than $1 billion, the people said.

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