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Webroot pops the bubbly for another successful year
Wed, 30th Aug 2017
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The cybersecurity vendor posting 15 percent year-over-year bookings growth for its fiscal year ending June 2017 as well as sealing a number of awards.
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Webroot takes over Securecast in move to take cyber awareness training to mass market
Wed, 16th Aug 2017
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Webroot has officially acquired security awareness training platform Securecast and has plans to take the new integrated solution to the mass market.
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UK SMBs estimate average cost of cyberattack more than £730,000
Wed, 2nd Aug 2017
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UK SMBs estimated the average cost of a cyberattack where their customer records or critical business data were stolen at an eye-watering £737,677.
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Webroot launches SecureAnywhere certification program
Wed, 26th Jul 2017
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Webroot has launched a free SecureAnywhere Business Endpoint Protection certification program, saying it will enable reseller to improve revenues.
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Hackers steal $32m of ethereum cryptocurrency – expert commentary and advice
Sat, 22nd Jul 2017
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​In the second heist this week, hackers have stolen around US$32 million - Webroot senior threat analyst shares his commentary and insights.
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To pay or not to pay; protecting your business against the rising threat of ransomware
Tue, 18th Jul 2017
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f you think you’d elect to pay, there’s no better time than now to improve your security practices as you will become a target for further attacks.
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Japanese teenager caught making and sharing ransomware
Thu, 8th Jun 2017
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14-year-old in Japan arrested for crafting and disseminating ransomware aimed to gain notoriety.
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Kaseya & Webroot craft new security offering for MSPs
Thu, 9th Mar 2017
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Webroot and Kaseya team up to offer MSPs and midsize businesses better protection from advanced cyber threats.
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The cyber threats you’ll face in 2017 - and tips for defending against them
Thu, 23rd Feb 2017
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Experts warn against polymorphic malware in 2017, with Webroot's latest report offering defence strategies for emerging cyber threats.
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Australia amongst top 10 for high-risk URLs – and most of those are for phishing
Tue, 14th Feb 2017
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‘Polymorphism’ was the word of 2016, which describes each instance as unique and undetectable by traditional signature-based security approaches.
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Australia catches up: Mandatory data breach reporting bill finally reaches Senate
Mon, 13th Feb 2017
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Australia is finally seeing progression on the mandatory data breach notification laws, as the bill passed the House of Representatives last week.
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Webroot's new products harness machine learning for network & web traffic security
Thu, 9th Feb 2017
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Webroot is promising deep network and web traffic visibility in its latest platform expansion, as it brings machine learning on board.
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Yahoo's 1bn user data breach: Everything you should know
Fri, 16th Dec 2016
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Yahoo admits to history's biggest data hack, 1bn users compromised; latest breach possibly distinct from 2016's.
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Webroot sheds light on the short, sharp lifecycle of phishing websites
Mon, 12th Dec 2016
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84% of phishing sites exist for less than 24 hours. The average life cycle is less than 15 hours. But 400,000 phishing sites are appearing each month.
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Malware 'more sophisticated than ever before' says Webroot
Thu, 22nd Sep 2016
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Shorter, sharper cyber-attacks are the new norm, reports Webroot, warning against fleeting malware more lethal than ever.
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Webroot tackles IoT explosion with CyberFlow Analytics acquisition
Tue, 20th Sep 2016
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Webroot strengthens cybersecurity leadership with acquisition of CyberFlow Analytics, enhancing ability to address complex threat landscape.
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Russian hackers steal Olympic athletes data: Insights and advice from Webroot
Thu, 15th Sep 2016
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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’d be aware of the recent hacking of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) - here's Webroot's insights.
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Webroot's double digit road to success
Tue, 16th Aug 2016
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Webroot sees double-digit YoY bookings growth, driven by MSPs, partnerships and market share in consumer segment.
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Hacker scare shuts down Australia's census site
Mon, 15th Aug 2016
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Australian census website reportedly targeted by foreign hackers, although government denies attack and data loss.
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Cisco report reveals ransomware attacks on the rise: Expert commentary
Wed, 3rd Aug 2016
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There have been some startling findings – organisations are unprepared for future strains of more sophisticated ransomware. Here's some advice.
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Webroot reveals the 8 most prevalent ransomware variants
Thu, 30th Jun 2016
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Ransomware will continue to plague IT decision makers and organisations every single day - in fact there are 390,000 new variants today alone.
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John Key's $22m cyber security announcement: Industry insider opinion
Wed, 11th May 2016
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Key recently announced a $22 million fund to go towards setting up a national security agency - here is an industry insider opinion.
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Webroot leads cyber security market as demand continues to grow
Mon, 9th May 2016
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Webroot, a cyber security solutions provider, has experienced significant revenue growth due to increasing demand and customer wins.
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Webroot, Citrix team up to target malicious IP addresses
Wed, 4th May 2016
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Webroot and Citrix integrate to enhance security and scalability for enterprise customers. #cybersecurity #cloudsecurity.