Jun 11, 2019
Webroot, a Carbonite company, harnesses the cloud and machine
learning to reliably predict and protect against cyber attacks in
real time. Webroot secures businesses and consumers worldwide with
endpoint and network protection, security awareness training and
threat intelligence services.
Earlier this year, Webroot was acquired by Carbonite, an endpoint and server backup and recovery provider serving customers ranging from small businesses to enterprises. Together, they are leading cybersecurity and data protection company.
“The combination of these two companies creates a unique and
powerful data protection and cybersecurity solution for our
customers and partners,” said Mohamad Ali, Carbonite CEO.
I also recently learned that Webroot is leveraging the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) to more efficiently scale and update its threat intelligence platform. The partnership has allowed Webroot to understand – and help businesses defend against – new attacks in near-real-time, which is critical because attacks are evolving increasingly quickly.
Webroot’s CTO Hal Lonas joins me on my daily tech podcast to discuss the partnership, including how SDSC’s computational power can be ~100x more cost-efficient than other solutions. We also talk about the importance of public/private collaboration in cybersecurity.
In a digital world where cyber attacks are evolving quicker than most people realize, we explore business trends and bust a few myths in cybersecurity.