Webroot Software Earns ICSA Labs Certification | Awards

Webroot® SME Security 3.1 Solution Receives Key Antivirus Certification from Security Industry’s Central Product Testing and Certification Facility

BROOMFIELD, CO - June 11, 2007

Webroot Software, Inc., a leading provider of security software for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets, today announced that Webroot® SME Security 3.1 has successfully passed ICSA Labs® certification testing for desktop/server antivirus detection. As an independent division of Cybertrust, the global information security specialist, ICSA Labs is recognized as the security industry’s central antivirus product testing and certification facility. The world’s best antispyware company now delivers best-of-breed antivirus support for an advanced and comprehensive anti-malware solution.

"The ICSA Labs certification demonstrates Webroot’s commitment to developing solutions that arm small and medium-sized enterprises with the most advanced protection against computer viruses that occur ’in the wild’," said Peter Watkins, CEO of Webroot Software. "Our small and medium-sized business customers have a unique set of needs and challenges, including constraints on price, technology infrastructure and personnel. The ICSA Labs certification serves as assurance that Webroot SME Security effectively protects users as it satisfies each of these requirements."

Designed specifically for small and medium-sized businesses, Webroot SME Security incorporates best-of-breed antivirus technology from Sophos into Webroot’s superior antispyware software to protect against today’s most dangerous Internet threats including spyware, viruses, Trojans, rootkits, keyloggers, adware and other malicious applications.

ICSA Labs establishes detection criteria for information security products and tests hundreds of the installed base of antivirus, firewall, IPSec VPN, cryptography, SSL VPN, network IPS, antispyware and PC firewall products commonly deployed in the world today. Products and services certified by the ICSA Labs Anti-Virus Product Certification program are able to prevent the end user from becoming infected by in-the-wild and other computer viruses.


ICSA Labs, an independent division of Cybertrust, Inc., offers vendor-neutral testing and certification of security products. Hundreds of the world’s top security vendors submit their products for testing and certification at ICSA Labs. The end-users of security technologies rely on ICSA Labs to authoritatively set and apply objective testing and certification criteria for measuring product compliance and reliability. The organization tests products in key technology categories such as anti-virus, anti-spyware, firewall, IPSec VPN, cryptography, network intrusion prevention, PC firewall, SSL-VPN, application firewall, anti-spam and Wireless LAN. For more information about ICSA Labs, please visit: http://www.icsalabs.com. Webroot Software, Inc. All rights reserved. Webroot, Spy Sweeper, Window Washer, and Child Safe are registered trademarks or trademarks of Webroot Software, Inc. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

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