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Webroot Wins ’Security Innovation’ Award From Information Age

Cloud-based Web Security Service Recognized for Advanced Mobile User Protection

Bracknell, UK, – March 8, 2011

Webroot, the first Internet security service company, has won the award for Security Innovation from Information Age for its cloud-based Web security service. Voted on by readers of the UK-based publication, the Innovation Awards are presented annually to companies that demonstrate dynamic leadership and relentless innovation.

Mike Panther, Head of Technology Infrastructure for Reliance Security Group, said, “We evaluated a wide range of products and found Webroot to have the strongest protection and greatest functionality. Webroot’s advanced mobile user protection and ease of use are clear advantages over other solutions in the marketplace.”

Mark Tickle, Managing Director EMEA for Webroot, commented, “We are honored that the readers at Information Age recognized our Web security service for its innovative approach toward mobile security. With an increasing number of employees accessing the Internet away from the office, more and more organisations are searching for a solution that can effectively address growing concerns over protecting mobile and remote users. Webroot is staying ahead of this trend by focusing on delivering innovative cloud-based technologies that extend seamless security to all users, no matter where or how they connect.”

To read more about the honor, visit


Information Age delivers news, analysis and insight for IT and business leaders. It has become a specialist in creating trusted environments to connect business with providers of information technology products and services – in print, online, and in person. In 2009, Information Age launched its Innovation Awards to highlight some of the more innovative uses of technology developed by suppliers. Since then, thousands of visitors to have voted on video submissions from shortlisted companies, with the awards going to those products, projects or services that readers consider to be the most innovative.

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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. Over 7 million consumers, 1.5 million business users and 1.3 million mobile users are protected by 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