Webroot Introduces Virtual Business Community Webroot online networking forum offers IT and security professionals real-time access to industry news, product notes and reviews, and information collaboration

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  Webroot, a leader in delivering Internet security as a service for business and consumers, today announced a new virtual business community that focuses on the security topics that matter most to IT and security professionals. Available at community.webroot.com, the Webroot Business Community allows members to connect with industry peers and security experts to explore common interests and build new relationships. This new online networking forum gives business-focused individuals another line of defense and the information they need to help keep their business secure from rapidly evolving Internet-based threats.

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Similar to the approach taken by popular professional networking sites, the Webroot Business Community is free and accessible to anyone interested in security and IT topics. Most members are responsible for many IT roles and Webroot offers them the platform to discuss issues they encounter on a daily basis, publish content and comments and share best practices.

Features of the Community:

  • Security News - Stay up to date on the latest happenings in security.
  • Discussions - Take advantage of the community resources, talk to fellow business professionals, and chat about enterprise topics.
  • Ask the Experts - Do you want to know more about security or have a specific business question? Webroot systems engineers, developers, and support staff are available to answer your questions. 
  • Webroot Education - If the question has already been answered and you're looking for additional content or a video tutorial, this forum is your spot.
  • Customer Reviews - A place where you can write a review or read reviews from others to learn more about how Webroot helped them.
  • Feature Requests - Suggest an idea that could improve the Webroot experience.

"The Webroot Business Community is a unique group of people who understand that the old way of Internet security doesn't cut it – and now we're giving them an outlet to share more forward-thinking approaches," said Catherine Buzzitta Kaiser, senior manager of Webroot Community and Loyalty Programs. "We are excited about this latest offering to our online community. It supports our continued commitment to our concept of mutual self-protection in the same way our products enable our customers to protect one another."

Webroot will be surveying community members for their recommendations on additional community content and topics, as well as ideas for future updates to the site.

ABOUT WEBROOT

Webroot is bringing the power of software-as-a-service (SaaS) to Internet security with its suite of Webroot® SecureAnywhere offerings for consumers and businesses. Webroot also offers security intelligence solutions to government agencies and corporations focused on cybersecurity, such as Palo Alto Networks, F5, Corero, Juniper, and others. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Colorado, Webroot is the largest privately held security organization based in the United States. For more information, visit http://www.webroot.com or call 800.772.9383. Read the Webroot Threat Blog: http://blog.webroot.com. Follow Webroot on Twitter: http://twitter.com/webroot.

© 2012 Webroot Inc. All rights reserved. Webroot, SecureAnywhere, and Webroot SecureAnywhere are trademarks or registered trademarks of Webroot Inc. in the United States and other countries.

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