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Business Computing and IT Week Give Top Honors to Spy Sweeper Enterprise in Year-End Enterprise Product Awards

BOULDER, CO - December 14, 2005

Webroot Software's Spy Sweeper Enterprise received two esteemed awards from industry publications this month as the product continues to establish itself as the leading anti-spyware solution for enterprises of all sizes. Spy Sweeper Enterprise was recognized among the Best 50 Business Products of 2005 by Business Computing and also received the IT Week Labs Excellence Award from IT Week. Both awards pay homage to the top product picks selected by each publicationճ editors throughout the year.

"Spy Sweeper Enterprise continues to gain recognition not only as the best in class anti-spyware solution, but as a vital component of any enterprise security strategy, and the recent recognition by Business Computing and IT Week only builds on that consensus," said Vinay Goel, vice president worldwide marketing at Webroot. "Our customers and prospects can take security in the fact that not only do we stand behind our product, but so do some of the leading minds in the industry."

Webroot's Spy Sweeper Enterprise 2.5 is designed to protect businesses of all sizes from the most malicious types of spyware. The software provides unparalleled remediation of the most damaging types of spyware, including system monitors, keyloggers, trojans and remote threads in core processes and rootkits, and protects customers from more than 115,000 unique traces of spyware by automatically updating spyware definitions at least twice a week. Since its introduction in June 2004, Spy Sweeper Enterprise has sold 2.5 million licenses and is deployed across more than 8,500 businesses and institutions.

For more information on the Business Computing Best 50 Business Products Awards or the IT Week IT Week Labs Excellence Awards, visit www.businesscomputingmagazine.com or www.itweekmagazine.com. Additionally, Spy Sweeper Enterprise has also been nominated as a finalist in SC Magazine's 2006 SC Awards for Best Anti-spyware in the Reader Trust Technology category.

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