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 www.information-age.com/magazine/issue/february-2011/features/1604548/security-award-winner-webroot.thtml.


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 www.information-age.com 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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