Websense, Inc. is a provider of unified web, email and data security solutions. Its solutions are used to protect an organization's data and users from external and internal threats, including modern cyber-threats, advanced malware attacks, information leaks, legal liability and productivity loss. The company provides solutions to its customers as software installed on standard servers or other information technology hardware, including the company's optimized appliances, as a cloud-based service offering, or in a hybrid hardware/SaaS configuration. It sells products and services to provide content security to the enterprise customers, small and medium sized businesses, public sector entities, and Internet service providers through a network of distributors, resellers and original equipment manufacturers. Websense was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.