Webroot® Security Intelligence Director to Present at SXSW 2014 Interactive Festival

Broomfield, CO – March 6, 2014

Webroot, a leader in cloud-based security intelligence solutions, today announced that Grayson Milbourne, Webroot’s director of security intelligence, will participate on the panel “Apps Exposed: A look into the Most Dangerous Apps” on Saturday, March 8, 2014. The session begins at 11:00 a.m. CT at the Radisson Town Lake, Riverside Ballroom during SXSW 2014 in Austin, Texas.

In the session, presenters will discuss the latest mobile security threats and highlight key examples, including the top three "good" apps and the top three "most dangerous" apps based on malicious content and risky app behaviors. Attendees will learn from a panel of industry experts about how apps infect devices, collect (and sell) data on users and other risks, along with new ways to keep mobile devices secure.

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Grayson Milbourne will be joined by Alan Murray, sr. vice president of products for Apperian, Erich Stuntebeck, director of mobility research for AirWatch and moderator Fahmida Rashid, PC Magazine reporter and security analyst. For further details and to register for this event please go to http://schedule.sxsw.com/2014/events/event_IAP27088.

  • To meet with Webroot at the conference, email:  jtran@webroot.com
  • To follow the panel conversation on Twitter, use hashtag #MobileRisk
  • To get a copy of the Webroot Mobile Threat Report click here

About SXSW Interactive Festival

The 21st annual SXSW Interactive Festival returns to Austin from Friday, March 7 through Tuesday, March 11. An incubator of cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity, the 2014 event features five days of compelling presentations and panels from the brightest minds in emerging technology, scores of exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders and an unbeatable lineup of special programs showcasing the best new websites, video games and startup ideas the community has to offer. From hands-on training to big-picture analysis of the future, SXSW Interactive has become the place to preview the technology of tomorrow today.

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