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Webroot: "We believe everyone has the right to be secure in a connected world"

In the data-driven world of today, keeping information safe and secure is critical. The spike in security compromises, hacks, data thefts, fraud, etc. have caused severe trouble to business organizations, despite the size. Tackling these threats has become an important requirement for everyone, not just business devices, but also security for personal devices used at home.

We have with us Webroot, a company that is the first one ever to harness the cloud and artificial intelligence to stop zero-day threats in real time. When it comes to securing businesses or individuals, Webroot delivers the best in class threat intelligence and protection for endpoints and networks worldwide.

"We believe everyone has the right to be secure in a connected world," says Mike Potts, the president and CEO. When it comes to protection against cyber threats, Webroot goes into battle passionately.  "We are the smartest and best at combating today’s most complex cybersecurity challenges and are constantly anticipating how to extend the value of our threat identification, prediction, and remediation to the connected world," he proudly notes.

The Webroot way

The services delivered by Webroot include the next generation of threat intelligence and endpoint security to individuals and business organizations across the globe. The company's smarter approach taps into the power of cloud-based collective threat intelligence. This potential resource is taken from millions of real-world devices. What does Webroot do with this, you ask? It does what it's best at: stop threats in real time and help secure the connected world!

At Webroot, the employees have the complete golden package with additional perks. "At Webroot, we believe in rewarding success," says the CEO. "Our total rewards philosophy is to provide the competitive compensation and benefits programs that allow us to attract and retain the best and the brightest."

Upholding Values

Integrity:  Webroot honors its commitments and treats everyone with respect

Success of the Customer: Success at Webroot is measured in terms of the customer's success

Redefining Excellence: A high bar is set for everyone, including the management team and employees here and everyone continuously work hard to achieve this excellence in everything they intend to do

Innovation: Webroot leads through ingenuity and creative problem solving

Webroot for Business

Webroot is ideal for securing your business with its Smarter Cybersecurity® services and solutions. The firm offers the next-generation security software protection needed for end users, endpoints, and networks. All of this is powered by Webroot BrightCloud® threat intelligence, guaranteeing complete security.

Take a glimpse of what Webroot is made up of:

  • Predictive Threat Intelligence

The solutions from Webroot are specially developed for businesses. All of these solutions are leveraged by the most powerful threat intelligence architecture in the world: the Webroot BrightCloud. Top vendors of security and network services like Citrix, F5, Cisco, and more trust the cloud-based platform from Webroot.

  • Experience and Expertise

"We've been doing "next-gen" and "AI" since before it was cool," notes Potts. In fact, Webroot has been securing the connected world since 1997, even before threats became as dangerous as it is today! The firm has been refining, improving, and applying machine learning for effective cybersecurity since 2007 and has been full cloud-based since 2011.

  • Security Management, Simplified

Free trials, quick deployment procedures, flexible billing options, RMM and PSA integrations, hierarchical management, real-time granular visibility for administrators, and comprehensive reporting are assured by the company. No wonder Webroot is the top 1 when it comes to endpoint security provider to top MSPs and businesses around the world.

Webroot made personally for you

In today's tech-powered world, new cybersecurity threats are always lurking around. Webroot can make things better for you. "Every link clicked, email opened, app downloaded, and network joined is an opportunity for hackers to compromise your personal data," explains Potts. The worst part is that old threats are continuously evolving. But you needn't worry as long as you have Webroot offering you a completely secure protection from viruses and identity theft for all your devices, without slowing you down.

The Security Guru

Mike Potts, President and CEO

Mike Potts brings over 25 years of experience spanning the application and security sectors to his role of president and CEO of Webroot. He leads Webroot's strategic direction and day-to-day operations, focusing the company on providing the most innovative and reliable cybersecurity solutions and threat intelligence for consumers, small businesses, managed services providers, and technology partners.

Prior to Webroot, he served as integration executive in the business group at Cisco, following the acquisition of Lancope Potts, where he served as president and CEO. Potts has held executive management roles at AirDefense, ClickFox, Jacada, and Sales and Marketing roles at MSA.

"Our smarter approach harnesses the power of cloud-based collective threat intelligence derived from millions of real-world devices to stop threats in real time and help secure the connected world."

"We've been doing "next-gen" and "AI" since before it was cool."

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