Webroot Software tries to keep its customers from getting tangled up in any malicious online activity. The company develops cloud-based security software known as SecureAnywhere that protects PCs against spyware, pop-ups, and e-mail spam. It also offers virus protection and parental control applications, as well as a tool that erases the record of users' Internet activity and improves PC system performance. Other products are tailored for mobile devices and business applications. Webroot's customers include corporations, ISPs, educational institutions, and consumers, as well as public sector agencies. Founded in 1997 the company has received investments from
Technology Crossover Ventures
Webroot has operations in Australia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Japan, Spain, the UK, and the US.
Sales and Marketing
Webroot's list of retail channel partners includes Italik, Network Box, Bytes,
, Oakwood Solutions, Foursys, Email Protection Agency, and Data Connect. The company's major customers have included
Palo Alto Networks
, and PC World.
Webroot in 2015 released the Webroot Internet of Things Security Toolkit, seeking to add security to the connection of a wide range of devices to the Internet. With the toolkit, designers and system integrators can integrate Webroot's cloud-based, real-time threat intelligence services, and intelligent cybersecurity device agents to protect against malware, zero-day exploits, and other external threats and internal vulnerabilities.