Video: Next Year in the Threat Webscape -- Websense Security Labs Predictions for 2010

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Video Details Websense Security Predictions for the Coming Year - Smartphones, Windows 7, Search Engines and Legitimate Ads are Targets of Next Year’s Attacks

Using the intelligence from the Websense® ThreatSeeker® Network, Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), today released a video overview of predicted threats expected to evolve and increase and trends to watch for during 2010.

The video covers the following emerging security exploits and trends anticipated to increase in the next 12 months. In the coming year, Websense Security Labs™ predicts:

  •     Interesting new trends in Web 2.0 and real-time search exploits
  •     Increased attacks on smartphone, Mac and Microsoft 7 platforms
  •     Changes to the ways that botnets operate, including new aggressive behavior
  •     New sophistication in email and blended attacks

Overall, the trends and predictions for 2010 show a blending of security threats across multiple attack vectors for the purpose of roping computers into bot networks and stealing valuable confidential information -- demonstrating the need for businesses to have a unified content security architecture to protect against blended threats of Web, email and data security challenges.

A more detailed analysis of the full 2010 threat predictions report and a slideshow of the predictions can be found at http://www.websense.com/content/websense-security-labs-predictions-2010-reg.aspx?cmpid=prnr

Websense Security Labs YouTube videos are created to provide researchers, information security professionals and Websense customers with an up-to-date overview on breaking security research conducted by the Websense Security Labs and other security researchers around the globe.

About Websense, Inc.
Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), a global leader in integrated Web, data and email security solutions, provides Essential Information Protection™ for more than 40,000 customers. Distributed through its global network of channel partners, Websense software and hosted security solutions help organizations block malicious code, prevent the loss of confidential information and enforce Internet use and security policies. For more information, visit Websense.com.

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