Webroot, the market leader in next-generation endpoint security and cloud-based collective threat intelligence, today announced that Webroot senior threat research analyst Tyler Moffitt and channel account manager Brian Coffey will speak at Navigate 2016 by Continuum. Webroot is the Titanium sponsor of the event, which will take place September 28-30 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, Mass.
"Navigate by Continuum is an essential event for the managed service provider [‘MSP’] community," said Charlie Tomeo, vice president of channel and technical sales at Webroot. "The conference is a unique opportunity to join thousands of MSP representatives to discuss the latest industry trends and build knowledge of Continuum’s solutions. We look forward to sharing our latest findings on how MSPs can start and expand profitable businesses in cybersecurity."
Highlights of Webroot’s participation at Navigate by Continuum include:
- Speaking Session: "The Ransomware (R)evolution" – On Thursday, September 29 at 3:15pm ET in room Waterfront 1-2, Webroot senior threat research analyst Tyler Moffitt will host a session on the evolution of ransomware. Moffitt will provide an in-depth analysis of the modern threat landscape, discuss the shortcomings of traditional antivirus and examine ways organizations can reduce their exposure to ransomware.
- Panel Discussion: "Emerging MSP Opportunities in IoT, DevOps, Security & Public Cloud Workloads" – On Thursday, September 29 at 11am ET in room Waterfront 1-2, Webroot channel account manager Brian Coffey will participate in a panel on emerging opportunities for MSPs. Joined by ChannelE2E content czar Joe Panettieri and other industry experts, the panel will discuss IoT trends, DevOps opportunities, and new ways to monetize public cloud workloads. This session will include open microphones for attendees to pose their most pressing questions.
- Keynote Sponsorship – Webroot is the exclusive sponsor of one of the conference’s keynote sessions by basketball legend, broadcaster and humanitarian Bill Walton. Walton will present his keynote, "Success and Overcoming Adversity," and will make an appearance at Webroot’s booth, #226, on Thursday, September 29 from 5:15-6:15pm ET.
- Evening Event – On Thursday, September 29 from 7-10pm ET, Webroot will be the sole sponsor of an evening event at Jillian’s and Lucky Strike Lanes, which is free and open to all Navigate attendees. Bill Walton will also attend the event.
In 2015, Webroot and Continuum announced a partnership to deliver smarter, faster and more effective cybersecurity. Continuum bundles Webroot SecureAnywhere® Business Endpoint Protection into its Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) platform, enabling MSPs to deploy and manage endpoint security across multiple domains, devices, customers and offices from a single console. For more information on Webroot’s integration with Continuum, as well as Webroot’s other product offerings, visit their booth #226 during the show.
Webroot collected data for its Quarterly Threat Trends by means of the Webroot Threat Intelligence Platform through the first half of 2016 and compared it to threat data from 2014 and 2015.