Webroot Hosts Webinar to Present Current State of Spyware Findings

Third quarter report shows spyware attacks are global concern; Internet consumers losing confidence, enterprises voice compliance anxiety

Boulder, CO – November 8, 2005

Webroot Software, Inc., the leading provider of anti-spyware software and other security technologies for the enterprise and consumers, will host a webinar to present the latest spyware industry data now available in Webroot's most recent quarterly State of Spyware Report. The webinar will be held on November 10th at 11:00 a.m. MST. To register, go to http://webroot.raindance.com.

Webroot's Richard Stiennon, vice president of threat research, and Jeff Hughes, director of product marketing, will present the results of Webroot's latest industry research as well as provide expert advice on how consumers and businesses can effectively protect themselves against spyware attacks. Stiennon and Hughes will also offer insight on the following topics:

  • Top 10 spyware threats
  • Federal and state legislation
  • Technologies used to propagate spyware
  • Spyware and its effect on compliance issues (HIPAA and Gramm-Leach-Bliley)

As the only comprehensive report on spyware, the Webroot State of Spyware quarterly report is an in-depth review and analysis of the impact of spyware, adware and unwanted software on consumers and enterprises. According to the most recent report, spyware is a worldwide concern due primarily to the continued growth of Internet access around the globe. Due to the growing threat of spyware and identity theft, online consumers are beginning to modify their online behavior. However, despite these figures, many corporations surveyed have yet to protect their information with suitable anti-spyware software.

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