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Webroot Chosen as Finalist in SC Magazine Awards Program.

Readers Select Webroot[R] Antispyware Corporate Edition with Antivirus Refers to detecting and blocking computer viruses. See antivirus program, behavior blocking, virus and virus hoaxes.  as Top Anti-Malware Solution

BOULDER, Colo. -- Webroot Software Webroot Software is a company that creates computer security software. Webroot's corporate headquarters is located in Boulder, Colorado, and the company was founded in 1997. They currently employ about 300 people worldwide. , Inc., a leading provider of Internet security ''This article or section is being rewritten at

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 solutions for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets See SMB. , has been named a finalist in SC Magazine Awards program for outstanding achievement in information-technology (IT) security. Webroot[R] AntiSpyware Corporate Edition with AntiVirus was chosen as a finalist in the Reader's Trust Award Best Anti-malware Solution category of the competition.

"Finalists in this year's SC Magazine awards, including Webroot, represent a cross section of the security industry's best in class," said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong. "Our readers recognize that these companies are making today's businesses Today's Business is a show on CNBC that aired in the early morning, 5 to 7AM ET timeslot, hosted by Liz Claman and Bob Sellers, and it was replaced by Wake Up Call on Feb 4, 2002.  more secure."

Webroot AntiSpyware Corporate Edition with AntiVirus was among more than 600 entries submitted in more than 30 technology categories. The annual SC Magazine Awards have recognized security's key contributors and outstanding products for more than a decade. Finalists of the SC Magazine Awards program are determined through voting conducted by the publication's readers who vote for what they view as the solution that is most effective at helping them to address their security challenges.

"It truly is an honor to be selected as a finalist by the people we hope to impress the most - enterprise IT management," said Mike Irwin Dr. Micheal Irwin is director of the Cambridge Astronomical Survey Unit and one of the discoverers of the Cetus Dwarf galaxy and the Sagittarius Dwarf Elliptical Galaxy. , COO, Webroot Software. "We've worked hard to create an industry leading product that is easy to deploy, simple to manage and one of the most effective in its class for meeting the challenges of today's growing malware (MALicious softWARE) Software designed to destroy, aggravate and otherwise make life unhappy. See crimeware, virus, worm, logic bomb, macro virus and Trojan.  problem."

Webroot AntiSpyware Corporate Edition with AntiVirus protects businesses of all sizes from harmful spyware Software that sends information about your Web surfing habits to its Web site. Often quickly installed in your computer in combination with a free download you selected from the Web, spyware transmits information in the background as you move around the Web. , viruses and malware attacks. An effective, yet easy-to-use solution, Webroot AntiSpyware Corporate Edition with AntiVirus combines Webroot's award-winning antispyware protection with powerful best-of-breed antivirus protection. The result is a new standard of protection that offers superior value, ensures business continuity and productivity, and is in use worldwide in some of the most demanding enterprise environments.

Winners of this year's awards will be announced at an exclusive awards event to be held in San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden  April 8, 2008.

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SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. The brand's portfolio includes the SC Magazine Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executives Forums.


Webroot Software, Inc. provides industry leading security software for consumers, enterprises and small and medium businesses worldwide. Globally recognized for the award-winning Spy Sweeper Spy Sweeper is proprietary software sold by Webroot Software, which detects and removes spyware on personal computers that run Microsoft Windows. It scans a computer for spyware by examining files on the computer's hard disk drive, as well as objects in memory, the Windows registry [R] line of antispyware and antivirus products, Webroot security solutions consistently receive top review ratings by respected third-party experts and has been adopted by millions globally. Webroot AntiSpyware Corporate Edition is a comprehensive, centrally managed solution that aggressively blocks, detects and eradicates spyware on desktops across the network. Webroot AntiSpyware Corporate Edition with AntiVirus offers combined protection for spyware and viruses. Webroot products can be found online at and on the shelves of leading retailers worldwide. To find out more visit or call 1-800-772-9383.

(c)2007 Webroot Software, Inc. All rights reserved. Webroot and Spy Sweeper are registered trademarks or trademarks of Webroot Software, Inc. in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area.  and other countries. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
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