Quarterly Threat Trends

For vendors in the security industry, enterprises, and partners

News about threats can't wait. In our quarterly threat trends updates, we give a by-the-numbers account of Webroot's insights into the latest threat issues. Additionally, look for relevant news, industry reports, and information to help you stay ahead of modern malware.

September 2016

In This Issue: Now you see it, now you don't

Recent threat trends can be deceiving. The number of phishing attacks and malware encounters are decreasing, but don’t be fooled. Threats are only becoming more targeted and devious, as polymorphic malware appears, inflicts damage, and disappears before traditional defenses can respond. This quarter, we explore the latest threat statistics, the Webroot vision from CTO Hal Lonas, and guest analysis from ESG and Forrester.

The Ins & Outs of Today's Cybercrime

by Grayson Milbourne, Security Intelligence Director, Webroot

The Webroot Threat Intelligence Platform continually correlates information from millions of real-world endpoints and internet sensors to identify key threat topics and trends, but what do the numbers really mean?

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The Brains Behind the Tech

Meet the visionary behind Webroot threat intelligence, Chief Technology Officer Hal Lonas. Hal led the move to machine classification of URLs almost a decade ago, and his team of rocket scientists continues to develop innovative approaches to finding and blocking the latest threats.

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ESG: Keeping up with the Speed of Morphing Threats

by Jon Oltsik, Senior Principal Analyst, ESG

Today’s threats morph at a lightning pace, underscoring the need for timely, accurate, and actionable threat intelligence to keep up with changes and provide the right foundation for threat analysis and remediation.

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Forrester: The State of the Cyberthreat Intelligence Market

by Rick Holland, Former VP & Principal Analyst, Forrester

Threat intelligence is one of the hottest topics in the security industry. But, amidst the flurry of market activity, it can be difficult to know which sources to invest in. Find out how S&R pros can ensure they choose TI that lives up to the hype.

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The Webroot BrightCloud Threat Investigator

Webroot analyzes connections between URLs, IPs, files, and mobile apps to offer accurate insight for investigation, response, and prevention. See the breadth and depth of contextual data in action, and learn how it provides predictive protection from unknown threats.

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