Webroot® eSeminar: How to Improve Endpoint Security with a Cloud-Based Approach

Engineering Firm Regained Time, Improved Threat Detection by Eliminating Signature Updates

Broomfield, CO – September 4, 2012

Webroot, a leader in delivering Internet security as a service, will show how eliminating signature updates on endpoint clients improves productivity and reduces risk in an upcoming live eSeminar on Thursday, September 6 at 10:00 a.m. PDT.

Painfully slow security scans and weak protection led Ty Smith, IT administrator at offshore engineering firm Doris, Inc. to take a new approach to endpoint security with Webroot. Attendees will hear how Smith gave back hundreds of hours to both PC users and IT staff while improving threat protection.

Frost & Sullivan's Stratecast analyst Michael Suby is well-aware of the drawbacks to the aging signature-based model of endpoint security. Suby will present new research on how cloud-based endpoint security solutions overcome pain points that plague traditional security solutions.

Lastly, Webroot's Patrick Kennedy will speak in more detail about Doris' next-generation solution.

Event: Live eSeminar
Date: Thursday, September 6, 2012
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. PT
Twitter: @Webroot | #WebrootLive

Expert Speakers:

Michael Suby
Vice President of Research, Stratecast practice, Frost & Sullivan North America

Michael Suby oversees the business operations of Stratecast and its research direction. As an analyst, he contributes to the research themes of Stratecast's Business Communication Services analysis program with a concentration in Secure Networking. Michael's Secure Networking analysis is centered on the technologies, products, and services designed to improve the security of enterprise networks, their business and consumer-facing applications, and sensitive data at rest, in use, and in motion.

Ty Smith
IT Administrator, Doris, Inc.

Doris is an offshore engineering and project management firm based in Houston, Texas. IT Administrator, Ty Smith, is responsible for keeping Doris' computers free of malware so that important drilling projects can continue on time and on budget.

Patrick Kennedy
Vice President, Product and Segment Marketing, Webroot

As a veteran of several global technology leaders such as Intuit, 3Com, and Symantec, Patrick has been responsible for the market introduction of multiple high-profile products, including Webroot SecureAnywhere and Norton Internet Security.

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