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Webroot launches SecureAnywhere certification program
Webroot has launched a free SecureAnywhere Business Endpoint Protection certification program, saying it will enable reseller to improve revenues.
Hackers steal $32m of ethereum cryptocurrency – expert commentary and advice
In the second heist this week, hackers have stolen around US$32 million - Webroot senior threat analyst shares his commentary and insights.
To pay or not to pay; protecting your business against the rising threat of ransomware
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.
Japanese teenager caught making and sharing ransomware
A Japanese teenager has been caught for creating and distributing a ransomware campaign.
Kaseya & Webroot craft new security offering for MSPs
"Through this partnership, our customers will have peace of mind in knowing that they can manage, automate and protect all of IT."
The cyber threats you’ll face in 2017 - and tips for defending against them
The threats that can send your organisation into chaos within a matter of seconds.
Australia amongst top 10 for high-risk URLs – and most of those are for phishing
‘Polymorphism’ was the word of 2016, which describes each instance as unique and undetectable by traditional signature-based security approaches.
Australia catches up: Mandatory data breach reporting bill finally reaches Senate
Australia is finally seeing progression on the mandatory data breach notification laws, as the bill passed the House of Representatives last week.
Webroot's new products harness machine learning for network & web traffic security
Webroot is promising deep network and web traffic visibility in its latest platform expansion, as it brings machine learning on board.
Yahoo's 1bn user data breach: Everything you should know
"No one should have faith in Yahoo at this point and might very well affect the $4.8 billion Verizon deal.”
Webroot sheds light on the short, sharp lifecycle of phishing websites
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.
Malware 'more sophisticated than ever before' says Webroot
"It’s more important than ever for organisations to adopt next-generation security approaches,"
Webroot tackles IoT explosion with CyberFlow Analytics acquisition
“The acquisition enhances Webroot’s ability to address the ‘explosion’ of internet-connected devices and an increasingly complex threat landscape."
Russian hackers steal Olympic athletes data: Insights and advice from Webroot
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.
Webroot's double digit road to success
“No other company in this space comes close to our track record of innovation and profitable growth.”
Hacker scare shuts down Australia's census site
"I agree with the ABS’ decision to close the site down after they had compelling evidence that these attacks were indeed happening.”
Cisco report reveals ransomware attacks on the rise: Expert commentary
There have been some startling findings – organisations are unprepared for future strains of more sophisticated ransomware. Here's some advice.
Webroot reveals the 8 most prevalent ransomware variants
Ransomware will continue to plague IT decision makers and organisations every single day - in fact there are 390,000 new variants today alone.
John Key's $22m cyber security announcement: Industry insider opinion
Key recently announced a $22 million fund to go towards setting up a national security agency - here is an industry insider opinion.
Webroot leads cyber security market as demand continues to grow
“The expansion of our leading security vendor partnerships also demonstrates that Webroot’s cloud-based services are the gold standard."
Webroot, Citrix team up to target malicious IP addresses
"Enterprises struggle to determine which IP addresses are active threats to their organisation."
Webroot teams up with Greater Intell for next-gen endpoint security
Webroot has partnered up with Greater Intell in a deal the security company says will help address growing local demand for next-generation security.
When ads go bad: A look into malvertising's malicious growth
Advertisements on the Internet are no longer just a nuisance - they are now also potentially dangerous.
EXCLUSIVE: Behind the scenes with Webroot MD
Empathy and a natural curiosity - two valuable attributes for the IT industry according to Webroot's managing director of Asia Pacific.