Zerum Selects Webroot BrightCloud Threat Intelligence Services

BROOMFIELD - August 21, 2018

Webroot, the Smarter Cybersecurity® company, today announced its partnership with Zerum, a security and operations data science company. By integrating Webroot BrightCloud® Threat Intelligence services, including Webroot BrightCloud Streaming Malware Detection, Zerum customers can more quickly and efficiently stop potential threats by detecting malicious files at the network perimeter and keeping end users from visiting malicious or unwanted websites.

Explore the Webroot + Zerum Partnership

About the Partnership:

  • Webroot will be integrated into Zerum Lynx, a security analytics solution that simply and accurately identifies complex and new threats through powerful detection and investigation features like machine learning-based UEBA and real-time wire data analytics. 
  • The Webroot integration will provide timely, accurate threat intelligence on billions of malicious URLs and IPs to help Zerum customers detect malicious activity on their networks.
  • BrightCloud Streaming Malware Detection enables Zerum Lynx to detect polymorphic and other malware within milliseconds as it enters or traverses their customers’ networks, allowing rapid oversight of threat activity.
  • The Webroot integration will be first available to Zerum customers in Brazil in October of 2018, then to all customers across a variety of industries – including enterprises in the defense, energy, government, financial services, information technology, telecom and other sectors.

About Webroot BrightCloud Threat Intelligence Services 

  • Webroot BrightCloud Threat Intelligence Services protect customers from malicious URLs, IP addresses, files, and mobile apps by integrating accurate and operational threat intelligence into an organization’s security solutions.
  • Webroot BrightCloud Streaming Malware Detection helps businesses catch malicious files in transit before they can enter the network and have the chance to spread; the solution utilizes machine learning for reliable, real-time protection that is over 500 times faster than traditional, signature-based solutions.
  • With highly advanced machine learning and big data architecture, the platform is powered by millions of licensed endpoints and data sources from across the globe.

Key Quotes:

Hal Lonas, Chief Technology Officer, Webroot:

“As cyber threats become increasingly sophisticated, it’s critical for businesses to have reliable and up-to-date threat intelligence to avoid the risks they’re up against. We’re excited to work with a forward-looking organization like Zerum that understands static and list-based solutions are a thing of the past. With BrightCloud Streaming Malware Detection, Zerum’s customers will benefit from faster and more accurate detection of threats at the network perimeter before they can spread and wreak havoc on the business.”

Daniel Zimmermann, Marketing & Communications, Zerum:

“At Zerum, we always care to bring the most innovative and disruptive solutions to our clients. Thanks to our partnership with Webroot, we are able to provide global threat intelligence on the latest cyberattacks to the Brazilian market, allowing our customers to react to new threats in a way that traditional security tools cannot – reducing business risk while saving time and money.”

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About Zerum

Zerum develops innovative products that ally Artificial Intelligence and Big Data technologies to accelerate moving data exploration and comprehension, providing real-time visibility and understanding to large organizations. With a highly trained support team, it delivers advanced IT Ops, Business and Cybersecurity monitoring and analytics solutions.

About Webroot

Webroot was the first to harness the cloud and artificial intelligence to protect businesses and individuals against cyber threats. We provide the number one security solution for managed service providers and small businesses, who rely on Webroot for endpoint protection, network protection, and security awareness training. Webroot BrightCloud® Threat Intelligence Services are used by market leading companies like Cisco, F5 Networks, Citrix, Aruba, Palo Alto Networks, A10 Networks, and more. Leveraging the power of machine learning to protect millions of businesses and individuals, Webroot secures the connected world. Headquartered in Colorado, Webroot operates globally across North America, Europe, and Asia. Discover Smarter Cybersecurity® solutions at webroot.com

About Us

Webroot delivers next-generation endpoint security and threat intelligence services to protect businesses and individuals around the globe. Our smarter approach harnesses the power of cloud-based collective threat intelligence derived from millions of real-world devices to stop threats in real time and help secure the connected world.