Webroot technology partnership with RSA to combat phishing attacks

By: InnovatioNews Wednesday July 31, 2013 0 comments Tags: Avi Rosen, Broomfield, EMC, Jeff Santelices, RSA, Webroot

Webroot logoBROOMFIELD - Webroot, a leader in cloud-based security intelligence solutions, announced a technology partnership with RSA, the security division of EMC (NYSE: EMC).

The partnership will provide additional real-time phishing detection to RSA FraudAction Anti-Phishing Service, Webroot said.

The combination of Webroot's Real-Time Anti-Phishing Service with RSA's industry leading phishing solutions are engineered to allow enhanced analysis of suspected phishing sites and faster detection of attacks while helping reduce false positives and delivering even more accurate results to customers, the company said.

"Combining Webroot's capabilities with RSA's automated phishing detection helps us more rapidly qualify suspected phishing sites and quickly determine which URL requires further investigation," said Avi Rosen, RSA's director of Anti-Fraud Solutions.

"Having additional real-time capabilities helps us to reduce the lifecycle of phishing attacks while helping to ensure our customers are receiving the most efficient and effective anti-phishing service available."

"Teaming up with an industry leader like RSA demonstrates the value of our URL classification and reputation solutions to help solve today's challenging phishing attacks," said Jeff Santelices, senior VP of Webroot's Worldwide Field Operations.

"We provide an innovative cloud-based machine learning solution that automates what has traditionally been a manual process, ensuring that it takes mere seconds -- instead of hours or days -- to detect phishing attacks."

For more information, visit www.webroot.com.
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