|For Immediate Release:||23 July 2008|
|PR Contact:||Pearson VUE
Mary Beth Mohn, Marketing Director
Websense Inc. Chooses Pearson VUE for Exclusive Test Delivery
BLOOMINGTON, Minn., July 23, 2008 — Pearson VUE, the electronic certification and licensure testing business of Pearson, today announced that it has signed a contract with Websense, Inc. Websense Web Security Professional Certification will be delivered exclusively through the Pearson VUE® Authorized Test Center network beginning June 23, 2008.
The Websense Certification program is tightly integrated with the Websense Authorized Training program. Only through an Authorized Training Partner will you find a highly skilled and Certified Instructor.
“This is an important milestone for Websense,” said Jon Lloyd, Director of Global Education. “The Web Security Professional exam will provide a career enriching opportunity for many of the Security Engineers and Network Administrators at over 50,000 Websense client organizations. As a 100% channel focused company, it also provides an important measure of the security talent pool for our Channel Partners to leverage when they hire personnel to support their Websense business.”
“We are excited to be the exclusive testing partner for Websense, Inc.,” said Robert Whelan, president, Pearson VUE. “Our Pearson VUE Authorized Test Center network is the perfect solution to help Websense achieve the reach they are looking for with their new certification program, while maintaining a high level of security.”
About Pearson VUE
Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) is the global leader in electronic testing for regulatory and certification boards, providing a full suite of services from test development to test delivery to data management. Pearson VUE offers exams through the world’s largest network of test centers in 162 countries, providing testing services for information technology, academic, government and professional clients. Pearson VUE acquired the former Promissor in 2006, thereby extending its leadership in the certification market. The company’s innovative technology offers the highest levels of security and program control, while its commitment to service provides clients and individual test takers with an unmatched testing experience.
Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson (NYSE: PSO; LSE: PSON), the international media company, whose businesses include the Financial Times Group, Pearson Education and the Penguin Group.
About Websense, Inc.
Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), a global leader in integrated Web, messaging and data protection technologies, provides Essential Information Protection(TM) for more than 42 million employees at more than 50,000 organizations worldwide. 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 www.websense.com.
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