Boulder, CO – March 3, 2009
Webroot, a leading provider of security software for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets, today announced Webroot® Internet Security Essentials is now available in a French-English edition in Canada.
Webroot Internet Security Essentials protects consumers against malicious programs, hackers and data loss without slowing the performance of their home computers.
In one tightly integrated security suite, Webroot Internet Security Essentials delivers:
- Award-winning antivirus and antispyware protection featuring automatic updates to protect against the latest viruses, spyware, adware, worms, trojans, key loggers, rootkits and other threats
- 2-way firewall and intrusion prevention
- Online and local backup to protect photos, music and other irreplaceable files from damage or loss
- Disk cleanup to improve system performance and protect privacy by removing Internet traces such as online history, cookies, cache, and unnecessary files collected during online activity
"In response to the growing needs of our customers in Canada and around the world, we introduced Webroot Internet Security Essentials in multiple languages including French," said Paul Lipman, senior vice president and general manager of Webroot’s Desktop Business Unit. "Canadian PC users are exposed to threats that place both their systems and their irreplaceable files at risk. Webroot’s security suite provides them with critical protection in a lightweight design that won’t slow PC performance. Complemented by an interface that’s easy to navigate and 24/7 customer support, Webroot now offers Canadian customers exceptional security at a tremendous value."
Each copy protects up to three PCs and includes two free gigabytes of online backup. Webroot Internet Security Essentials is fully compatible with the Windows® XP and Windows Vista® operating systems.
Pricing and Availability
Webroot Internet Security Essentials is available for $59.99 CND at major retail outlets and online at www.webroot.com/ca/en/.
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