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Cybersecurity
Webroot pops the bubbly for another successful year
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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Training
Webroot takes over Securecast in move to take cyber awareness training to mass market
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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Cybersecurity
UK SMBs estimate average cost of cyberattack more than £730,000
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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Cloud
Webroot launches SecureAnywhere certification program
Webroot has launched a free SecureAnywhere Business Endpoint Protection certification program, saying it will enable reseller to improve revenues.
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Cybercrime
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.
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Malware
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.
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Ransomware
Japanese teenager caught making and sharing ransomware
A Japanese teenager has been caught for creating and distributing a ransomware campaign.
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Cloud
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."
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Cybersecurity
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.
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Phishing
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.
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Law
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.
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Malware
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.
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Yahoo
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.”
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Machine learning
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.
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Cloud
Malware 'more sophisticated than ever before' says Webroot
"It’s more important than ever for organisations to adopt next-generation security approaches,"
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Cybersecurity
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."
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Hackers
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.
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Cybersecurity
Webroot's double digit road to success
“No other company in this space comes close to our track record of innovation and profitable growth.”
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Trend Micro
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.”
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Ransomware
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.
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Ransomware
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.
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Cybersecurity
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.
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Cloud
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."
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Cybersecurity
Webroot, Citrix team up to target malicious IP addresses
"Enterprises struggle to determine which IP addresses are active threats to their organisation."