Websense Closes PortAuthority Deal

Websense announced it has closed the acquisition of privately-held PortAuthority Technologies

January 10, 2007

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SAN DIEGO -- Websense, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBSN - News) today announced it has closed the acquisition of privately-held PortAuthority Technologies, Inc., of Palo Alto, Calif., and Ra'anana, Israel. PortAuthority provides information leak prevention software to help organizations prevent the unauthorized use or disclosure of confidential data.

Originally announced on December 20, 2006, this acquisition brings together two technology and market leaders in preemptive content security: PortAuthority with its information leak prevention technology and Websense with its ThreatSeeker(TM) malicious content identification and categorization technology.

With the close of the transaction, the PortAuthority team and product portfolio are now integrated into Websense's sales, marketing and product development organizations.

Websense Inc.

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