Webroot Purchases Securecast and Begins Offering Anti-Phishing Coaching

Webroot, a prominent supplier of endpoint safety systems, has declared it has purchased Securecast – A supplier of a completely automatic safety consciousness coaching program.

The Securecast safety-consciousness-as-a-service program has been retitled Webroot Safety Consciousness Coaching, and a beta type of the program has now been made accessible. Webroot will be the different platform to its clients to assist them to coach their workers to be more safety conscious and find and react appropriately to phishing attacks.

The Webroot Safety Consciousness Training Program will incorporate a full library of coaching resources comprising the most usual attack paths and methods utilized by cybercriminals to access networks and files. Coaching modules can be utilized to coach workers how to recognize phishing electronic mails, social engineering attacks and evade web-based dangers. Additional coaching modules will be attached to the collection encompassing a wide variety of subjects that will help companies turn their workers into a robust last line of protection against electronic mail and web-centered attacks.

The interactive coaching programs can be easily assigned to members of the staff with a single tick and the programs are mobile friendly as well as can be retrieved on any appliance. Managers can follow the progress of coaching and can utilize the platform to run phishing electronic mail replications on the staff to check the efficiency of coaching. Any individual that fails a phishing simulation can simply be allocated more training.

The phishing replication platform contains a variety of phishing electronic mail patterns which have been created from actual phishing situations. Managers can tailor each phishing electronic mail to relate to their own company. The phishing patterns are often updated to incorporate instances of existing phishing dangers and to keep them related. The platform has been created to let companies carry out continuing safety consciousness coaching programs.

Webroot will be including its Safety Consciousness Coaching platform into its SecurityAnywhere collection in the fall when the complete variety of features will be incorporated in the platform including trailing and reporting characteristics to assist companies to meet their compliance needs.