SurfControl protects organizations with multiple layers of threat protection that filter inbound, outbound and internal Internet traffic. Surfcontrol’s Enterprise Protection Suite protects multiple threat vulnerability points - Web, E-mail, IM, P2P and Mobile desktops - and is supported by SurfControl's worldwide Adaptive Threat Intelligence Service.
On 3 October 2007, Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBSN) acquired SurfControl plc, for a purchase price of approximately £204 million.
SurfControl’s on-demand platform bolsters Websense’s ability to discover Internet-based threats. SurfControl’s on-demand platform, which processes more than 350 million emails per week, gives Websense more visibility into email-based threats such as spam. The combination of Websense and SurfControl technologies offers unparalleled Internet threat intelligence spanning both the Web and email.