BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, the market leader in intelligent cybersecurity for endpoints and collective threat intelligence, today announced an integration of the Webroot BrightCloud® IP Reputation Service with the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall.
According to a Cyber Threat Intelligence report by the Ponemon Institute, almost half of respondents are increasing the amount of intelligence data they receive to prevent or mitigate the consequences of an attack. With a greater reliance on threat intelligence as a viable enterprise cybersecurity defense, Webroot extends the industry-leading capabilities of the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall by enabling organizations to seamlessly integrate highly accurate BrightCloud IP Reputation Service data to detect and block malicious incoming IPs.
"Providing enterprises with a customized and continuously updated feed of malicious IP addresses, Webroot BrightCloud IP Reputation Service for Palo Alto Networks can help organizations increase the ability to detect and block threats from penetrating their network," said Chad Kinzelberg, senior vice president of business and corporate development at Palo Alto Networks.
"We are excited to expand upon our integration efforts with Palo Alto Networks," said Mike Malloy, executive vice president of products and strategy at Webroot. "By leveraging the Webroot security capabilities of BrightCloud collective threat intelligence with the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, customers will experience increased security efficacy and marked reductions in the time required to identify new and existing IP threats."
Webroot will be demonstrating its intelligent cybersecurity for endpoints and collective threat intelligence in booth #4114 at RSA Conference 2015, held in San Francisco on April 20 - 24, 2015. For more information about Webroot at RSA, visit http://mysite.webroot.com/rsac2015.
About Webroot Webroot provides intelligent cybersecurity for endpoints that harnesses collective threat intelligence to protect the Internet of Everything. We protect consumers, businesses and technology providers from malware and other cyberattacks using a cloud-based threat intelligence network. Computers, tablets, smartphones and the Internet of Things can be protected by our award-winning suite of SecureAnywhere® products. Webroot protects over 30 million devices and is trusted by market-leading technology companies, including: Cisco, F5 Networks, HP, Microsoft, Palo Alto Networks, and RSA. Webroot is headquartered in Colorado and operates globally across North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. Discover Smarter Cybersecurity at www.webroot.com and www.brightcloud.com.