Websense is rolling out new e-mail and Web security services. SC Magazine reports that Websense Hosted Email Security and Websense Hosted Web Security will protect businesses from emerging Web 2.0 and converged threats.
Says Devin Redmond, vice president product management for Websense,
"Organizations are faced with a deluge of blended threats, as well as Web 2.0 sites, used by criminals to spread spam and malicious code and drive phishing and fraud scams. Delivered over the internet, Websense Hosted Security services tackle these emerging threats in the cloud, ensuring spam and malicious content never reach the customer's network, keeping their employees and essential information secure."
According to the press release, Websense Hosted Email Security will clean the message in the cloud before it reaches its destination. Even if a user clicks on a malicious link, Websense prevents the site from opening.