Webroot, an OpenText company, Webroot® WiFi Security

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Company (that provides the nominated product / solution / service)Webroot, an OpenText Company
Company size (employees)1,000 to 4,999
Type of solutionSoftware

In 3 bullets, summarize why this product or service is different from the competition and deserves recognition:

• Webroot ® WiFi Security offers an easy-to-use application interface that automatically keeps users’ personal data safe from cybercriminals and private from ISPs. The product automatically connects to the server to optimize device performance and utilizes the most secure and stable VPN protocol. With the auto-connect feature, Webroot ® WiFi Security will automatically activate if a user connects to an unsecured network, helping protect customers even if they forget to turn the VPN on.
• Additionally, Webroot ® WiFi Security leverages Webroot BrightCloud® Threat Intelligence, a technology that scans and classifies the entire internet to uncover hidden relationships between URLs that could signal malicious or untrustworthy sites. By leveraging this in Webroot® WiFi Security, the solution prevents consumers from visiting risky sites known to serve malware or steal information like usernames and passwords.
• Webroot ® WiFi Security is available for mobile and desktop devices, including those running on iOS®, Android, Mac, and Windows operating systems. Webroot® WiFi Security is part of a robust consumer product line, including Webroot SecureAnywhere®, that is supported through Webroot’s award-winning 24x7 customer support. The product is available at Webroot.com, Google™ Play Store, and Apple® App Store.

Brief Overview

Webroot ® WiFi Security creates a virtual private network (VPN) that provides security and privacy for users who connect to WiFi networks through Windows®, Mac® and Android™ operating systems. When connecting to any WiFi network, either on the road or at home, Webroot ® WiFi Security is specifically designed to protect consumers from malicious threats that could steal financial and personal information, passwords, or even infect a device with malware. The solution leverages Webroot BrightCloud® Threat Intelligence to provide a unique and powerful layer of security that protects users from visiting malicious or risky sites. Additionally, Webroot ® WiFi Security provides anonymity and privacy, automatically hiding IP addresses and encrypting data to keep users safe.