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Webroot Appoints David Duncan Chief Marketing Officer

Marketing Maverick and Industry Visionary to Drive Global Marketing Strategy for Revolutionary, Cloud-based Security Intelligence Innovator

Broomfield, CO – February 21, 2013

Webroot, a leader in delivering Internet security as a service, today announced the appointment of David Duncan as chief marketing officer. With more than 30 years of senior marketing and security experience, Duncan will lead Webroot's global marketing strategy.

Duncan brings to the role a strong background in marketing and executive leadership. Most recently, he was responsible for developing and leading the CyberSafe secure storage go-to-market product strategy for Imation Corporation, having joined Imation after the acquisition of EncryptX in 2011, where he was founder, president and managing director for 10 years. EncryptX, a venture-backed company, developed endpoint security, removable storage security and email security products, and had more than 150 enterprise customers and protected over 20 million devices worldwide. Duncan also served on McAfee's embedded solutions advisory committee for the last two years as a result of EncryptX's efforts to enable McAfee's Anti-Virus/Malware protection for deployment on removable storage devices.

Prior to EncryptX, Duncan held several executive marketing positions, including senior vice president of marketing of Tactical Marketing Ventures, a marketing consulting company that developed go-to-market strategy and tactics for more than 150 technology companies, and vice president of marketing, account management & sales for RL Polk's Consumer Information Services Division, a database marketing, direct marketing, marketing analytics and market research company with more than $400M in sales. Duncan also served in marketing leadership roles with Storage Technology Corporation, including co-founding and running marketing for a strategic business unit focused on indirect channels that grew revenue from $11M to more than $170M in three years.

"With a stellar track record of success, coupled with a powerful combination of security and marketing industry expertise, we are pleased to welcome David to the Webroot team," said Dick Williams, Webroot CEO. "As the world's leading cloud-driven security intelligence network, we have a significant opportunity to we bring to market more innovative secure, anywhere offerings and we're excited to have David as our marketing leader."

"To achieve market leadership requires a great product, great customers and a great team. Webroot has the perfect combination of all three. The award winning Webroot® SecureAnywhere™ product portfolio is a ground breaking technology that has revolutionized the security industry by putting all of the heavy lifting of understanding threats in the cloud. Cloud connected agents communicate the world's collective security intelligence about threats, malware, malicious URLs and IPs to all of the ways users connect to the Internet, instantaneously," said David Duncan, Chief Marketing Officer at Webroot. "Gone are the days of pushing signature updates to dedicated servers, and then having to push those updates out to all of a user's devices. Cloud-based security intelligence is without a doubt the fastest and most effective way to protect users and all of their devices from the ever changing Internet threat landscape. Webroot is revolutionizing the security industry, and I'm very excited to be part of Webroot's extremely talented team at the forefront of the cloud security movement."

Duncan começou a carreira na Força Aérea dos Estados Unidos, desempenhando o cargo de linguista criptológico em operações de recolha de informação e análise criptográfica na Agência Nacional de Segurança dos EUA durante 10 anos. Duncan also designed and implemented highly secure and classified government information systems for FEMA, the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force. In addition, he authored a Bayesian logic computer software program used to assess information security exploit risks for classified computer systems, and he is the author or co-author on four patent applications related to information security, encryption, digital rights management and authentication technologies.

Duncan received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Colorado in Marketing and International Business, a master's degree in Computer Information Systems from Regis University, a Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland, and is a graduate of the Presidio of Monterey Defense Language Institute in Chinese Mandarin.


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SOBRE WEBROOT

Webroot® is the market leader in cloud-based, real-time internet threat detection for consumers, businesses and enterprises. We have revolutionized internet security to protect all the ways users connect online. Webroot delivers real-time advanced internet threat protection to customers through its BrightCloud® security intelligence platform, and its SecureAnywhere™ suite of cloud-based 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 Networks, GateProtect, HP, Microsoft, Palo Alto Networks, Proofpoint, RSA and others choose Webroot to provide advanced Internet threat protection for their products and services. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Colorado, Webroot operates globally across North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. For more information on our products and services, visit www.webroot.com.