Webroot Named a 2011 SC Magazine Awards Finalist

Webroot® Web Security Service receives Excellence Award nomination for Best SME Security Solution; Webroot Email Security Service receives Reader’s Trust Award nomination for Best Email Security Solution

Boulder, CO – December 2, 2010

Webroot, the first Internet security service company, has been named a finalist in both the Best Email Security and Best SME Security Solution categories in the 2011 SC Magazine Awards. Webroot® Web Security Service is recognized in the Excellence Award Best SME Security Solution category, which acknowledges companies with superior security products that help customers tackle today’s pressing security challenges. Webroot Email Security Service is named in the Reader Trust Award Best Email Security Solution Category, which honors best-in-class security products and services.

The SC Magazine Awards and entries are judged by a panel of leading security officers from large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets - representing the wide distribution of SC Magazine readers. Webroot Web and Email Security Services were selected from hundreds of entries submitted in more than 31 technology categories. Finalists will be reviewed and winners will be chosen by the wide distribution of SC Magazine readers - security and technology experts from large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets.

"Webroot’s innovations illustrate the passion and creativity the IT security industry is taking to protect valuable assets and interests," says SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong. "At the end of the day it’s about protecting business, and Webroot was named a finalist because of their contribution to this effort."

In its 14th year, the information security industry’s most prominent accolade, the annual SC Awards showcase the best solutions, services and professionals while recognizing achievement and technical excellence. SC Magazine distinguishes the achievements of the security professionals in the trenches, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities and the passionate work of government, commercial and nonprofits - all working to help improve global security.

Winners of this year’s SC Magazine Awards will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco on Tuesday, February 15, 2011. The event is a night filled with excitement, along with an invaluable opportunity to network with the top corporate IT professionals in attendance. To attend the Awards, please register at http://www.scmagazineus.com/dinner--presentation/section/1557/

ABOUT SC MAGAZINE

SC Magazine was named winner of 2010 Magazine of the Year by the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). It provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. In addition to the monthly print magazine and a vibrant website updated daily, the brand's portfolio includes SC World Congress Conference and Expo, SC Congress Canada, SC Magazine Awards, SC Directory and SC Magazine Newswire.


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SOBRE WEBROOT

Webroot® is the market leader in cloud delivered security software as a service (SaaS) solutions for consumers, businesses and enterprises. We have revolutionized Internet security to protect all the ways you connect online. Webroot delivers real-time advanced internet threat protection to customers through its BrightCloud® security intelligence platform, and its SecureAnywhere™ suite of security products for endpoints, mobile devices and corporate networks. Mais de 7 milhões de consumidores, 1,5 milhões de utilizadores empresariais e 1,3 milhões de utilizadores móveis encontram-se protegidos pela Webroot. Market leading security companies, including Cisco, F5, gateprotect, Palo Alto Networks, RSA, SOTI, Telenor, and others choose Webroot to provide advanced Internet threat protection for their products and services. Fundada em 1997, com sede no Colorado, a Webroot é a maior empresa privada de segurança na Internet dos Estados Unidos, operando a nível global em toda a América do Norte, Europa e na região da Ásia-Pacífico. For more information on our products and services, visit www.webroot.com.