Quarterly Threat Trends
Webroot 2017 Threat Report Issue

For vendors in the security industry, enterprises, and partners

News about threats can't wait. In our quarterly threat trends updates, we give a by-the-numbers account of Webroot's insights into the latest threat issues. Additionally, look for relevant news, industry reports, and information to help you stay ahead of modern malware.

March 2017

In This Issue: The threat landscape: what happened, what’s ahead

This quarter, we highlight our 2017 Threat Report. ESG analyst Jon Oltsik shares his thoughts on the Threat Report and what it provides to security professionals. After attending the world’s largest annual security conference (RSA) in February, Webroot CTO Hal Lonas gives his observations on trends in the security industry. Additionally, machine learning by the numbers is revealed in an informative infographic.

Threats have decreased in number but are now more targeted

The 2017 Webroot Threat Report presents analysis, findings, and insights from the Webroot Threat Research team on the state of cyber threats. The statistics contained in the report come from threat intelligence metrics automatically captured from over 40 million sensors, as well as third-party sources, and analyzed by the Webroot Threat Intelligence Platform. Learn more about the threats that impacted cybersecurity in 2016 and predictions for 2017.

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RSAC 2017 in retrospect

by Hal Lonas, CTO, Webroot

The RSA Conference is the premier event for the security industry. Between the event's size and the efforts vendors make to stand out amongst 600+ peers can make the experience a bit overwhelming. Hal Lonas, Webroot CTO, shares his thoughts on the conference and what’s really worth paying attention to in our business.

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The value of threat analysis

by Jon Oltsik, Senior Principal Analyst, ESG, and featured Webroot research

As an expert in the security space, Jon Oltsik of ESG has seen numerous approaches to threat analysis. In this brief video, Jon offers his take on the data and discoveries in the 2017 Webroot Threat Report, and how to use threat intelligence to your best advantage.

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Machine learning visualized

"Machine learning" has been the talk of threat intelligence providers for the last few years, but the volume and value of the data analyzed can be hard to visualize—until now. Approaches to machine learning may vary greatly, but now you can see for yourself how machine learning identifies never-before-seen threats with record speed.

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