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re: I wish my company would agree on this, but they will never. We also have Websense and we all HATE it. It caused lots of serious trouble to all the...
 

Yep, Websense is not popular. FWIW my workaround was ridiculously easy as Websense relies on a hostname lookup to find it's PAC file.. so I resolve that in my hosts file to 127.0.0.1 then provide my own PAC. It took me 10mins to find and implement this, it would similarly allow a malware author to bypass it's protection, giving me a strong argument for not using client-side security controls, and encouraging the infosec team to look at other options.

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