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March 26, 2015 7:10 PM ET

Software

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

Phone:

858-320-8000

Fax:

858-458-2950

Key Executives for Websense, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, Director and Member of Special Stock Award Committee
Age: 54
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 2014.

Websense, Inc. Key Developments

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.

Vista Reportedly Hires Citigroup To Find Buyer For Websense

Vista Equity Partners hired Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) to help it find a buyer for Websense, Inc., people with knowledge of the matter said. No deal is imminent and there’s no guarantee a sale will happen, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the process is private. Websense would be valued at more than $1 billion, one of the people said. A representative for Vista declined to comment, as did a spokesman for Citigroup, reported Bloomberg.

Vista Equity Partners Reportedly Mulls Sale Of Websense

Vista Equity Partners LLC is reportedly seeking to sell Websense, Inc. “Vista Equity Partners LLC hired Citigroup Inc. to help it find a buyer for network-security company Websense Inc.,” people with knowledge of the matter said. “No deal is imminent and there’s no guarantee a sale will happen,” said the people, who asked not to be identified because the process is private. “Websense would be valued at more than $1 billion,” one of the people said. A representative for Vista declined to comment, as did a spokesman for Citigroup.

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