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Webroot Announces Integration with Guidance Software to Better Protect Public and Private Sector from Modern Cyberthreats

BROOMFIELD, Colo - June 14, 2017

Webroot, the market leader in endpoint security, network security, and threat intelligence, today announced a partnership with Guidance Software, the makers of EnCase®, the gold standard in forensic security, to provide BrightCloud® IP and File Reputation Services to Guidance Software customers. By embedding Webroot’s threat intelligence into its Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) products, Guidance Software provides enterprises and government organizations across sectors with more advanced protection from both new and unknown threats.

About the partnership:

  • The strategic partnership with Guidance Software represents Webroot’s first with an EDR vendor and both companies expect the partnership to drive new customer growth. Within the first year of the partnership, Guidance Software will provide Webroot’s premium threat intelligence to over 100 customers including both private sector enterprises as well as government and law enforcement agencies. 
  • With the integration Guidance Software will be able to gather new security insight needed to better secure customer networks and endpoints, as well as create effective policies to manage accessibility and risk tolerance.

Key facts:

  • Webroot’s cloud-based dynamic threat intelligence database monitors 4.3 billion IPs and 13+ billion file behavior records in order to detect and combat the increasing influx of pervasive threats that organizations face.
  • Guidance Software’s field-tested and court-proven solutions are deployed on an estimated 35 million endpoints at more than 70 of the Fortune 100 as well as hundreds of agencies worldwide.

Key quotes:

Michael Neiswender, Vice President of OEM Sales, Webroot

“As Webroot’s first EDR partner, our strategic alliance with Guidance Software marks a new and welcome expansion of our customer base. Webroot’s Brightcloud® automated machine learning solutions are able to provide an additional layer of security to the EDR market by detecting new and unknown threats. Both private sector and public sector organizations represent high-value targets for cybercriminals and we applaud Guidance Software’s decision to take the next step in assuring their customers are protected.”

Anthony Di Bello, Senor Director of Products, Guidance Software

“Today’s complex threat landscape requires robust layers of security and intelligence. Webroot’s leading cloud-based threat intelligence database and proven automated machine learning capabilities, as well as its market footprint, make them an excellent partner for Guidance Software as we enhance our security portfolio.”

The Webroot BrightCloud® automated machine learning capabilities will be integrated with Guidance Software’s EnCase forensic security products, which include Endpoint Security, Endpoint Investigator and EnForce Risk Manager.

 For more information, please visit: www.guidancesoftware.com/encase-endpoint-security

About Webroot

Webroot delivers next-generation endpoint security and network 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. Our award-winning SecureAnywhere® endpoint solutions, BrightCloud® Threat Intelligence Services, and FlowScape solution protect millions of devices across businesses, home users, and the Internet of Things. Webroot is trusted and integrated by market-leading companies, including Cisco, F5 Networks, Aruba, Palo Alto Networks, A10 Networks, and more. Headquartered in Colorado, Webroot operates globally across North America, Europe, and Asia. Discover Smarter Cybersecurity™ solutions at www.webroot.com.

©2017 Webroot Inc. All rights reserved. Webroot, SecureAnywhere, Webroot SecureAnywhere, Webroot BrightCloud, BrightCloud, and Smarter Cybersecurity are trademarks or registered trademarks of Webroot Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

About Guidance Software

Guidance (NASDAQ: GUID) exists to turn chaos and the unknown into order and the known-so that companies and their customers can go about their daily lives as usual without worry or disruption, knowing their most valuable information is safe and secure. The makers of EnCase®, the gold standard in forensic security, Guidance provides a mission-critical foundation of market-leading applications that offer deep 360-degree visibility across all endpoints, devices and networks, allowing proactive identification and remediation of threats. From retail to financial institutions, our field-tested and court-proven solutions are deployed on an estimated 35 million endpoints at more than 70 of the Fortune 100 and hundreds of agencies worldwide, from beginning to endpoint.

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