Websense Joins Anti-Phishing Group

San Diego-based WebSense has joined the Financial Services Technology Consortium Counter-Phishing Initiative. The FSTC is an industry initiative to address the issue of phising scams which are now plaguing the financial services industry. Phishing is the use of fake emails asking users to enter their account numbers and passwords, which are later used by criminals. The FSTC group will focus on helping financial instutions counter phishing attacks, in addition to customer education and other areas. WebSense provides internet management solutions to enforce Internet policies.