Webroot SecureAnywhere DNS Protection

COMPANY: Webroot

Secure your DNS connection against cyberattacks, get total visibility into web usage, and enforce acceptable web usage policies to reduce risk.

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Webroot SecureAnywhere DNS Protection Review

Review date: November 19th 2018

Expert Insights names Webroot SecureAnywhere DNS Protection '2018 Market Leader'

Webroot SecureAnywhere DNS protection is a cloud-based web security which helps to protect employees and data from malicious content online. It offers threat protection with the integration of Webroot’s BrightCloud Threat Intelligence. It also provides granular web filtering over the websites employees can access. There is no hardware or software to install meaning installation is fast, and easy. The service also offers reporting and monitoring of employee behaviour.

Webroot is based In Broomfield, Colorado and was founded in 1997.

Benefits of Webroot SecureAnywhere DNS Protection

  • DNS protection means the service is fast, lightweight and easy to set up and manage
  • If customers are currently using Webroot Endpoint Protection they can easily add on this service
  • Industry-leading threat protection, with machine learning and a contextual analysis engine, used to scan networks and identify threats
  • Over 80 URL categories of web filtering to ensure admins can fine tune the filtering service to meet their organisation’s needs
  • Granular admin controls over what employees can access
  • Real-time inbound and outbound malicious domain blocking
  • Great for roaming users with off-network control
  • Highly recommended by customers
  • Low cost, high quality service
  • Integrated with Endpoint anti-virus which runs as easily installed software on machines
  • Popular choice for MSPs for ease of deployment and use
  • Comprehensive reporting and logging and real-time visibility of users

What you should know about Webroot SecureAnywhere DNS Protection

  • Does not work on Linux
  • User interface could be modernised to match competitors such as Cisco Umbrella

Expert Insights Verdict on Webroot SecureAnywhere DNS Protection

Webroot SecureAnywhere is a great option for DNS web security. The service is easily deployed, easy to manage and won’t slow down your internet at all. The threat protection offered is market leading, with advanced machine learning engines scanning websites in real time for malicious URLs. There is a wide range of URL categories and granular controls for admins over the security policies in place. This makes Webroot easy to recommend if you are looking for the most secure service to protect your employees and business. The reporting and auditing are also comprehensive, with reporting on cloud services, pre-made reports and report scheduling. There is also visibility into traffic, usage and blocked threats, giving admins valuable insight into employee behaviour and safety. The service is also highly recommended by customers, who love the easy to manage service which is extremely cost-effective compared to competitors. This also makes it a popular choice for Managed Service Providers.

Expert Insights would recommend Webroot SecureAnywhere for businesses looking for market leading threat protection, comprehensive reporting and logging, and customisable admin policies and controls. The service is also particularly recommended to MPSs as a great service at a low cost, which is easy to manage.

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Webroot Vendor Overview

Webroot is a Smarter Cybersecurity™ solution offering cloud-based, multi-vector protection for endpoints and networks that stops threats in real time and secures businesses and individuals wherever they connect.

Website https://www.webroot.com/us/en
Employees on LinkedIn 751
Glassdoor Rating (178 reviews)
Founded 1997
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Headquarters Broomfield, Colarado (USA)
Support Team Location(s) Broomfield, CO

Webroot SecureAnywhere DNS Protection Service Overview

Webroot Knowledge Base https://community.webroot.com/t5/Beta-Knowledge-Base/tkb-p/BetaKB
Weboot Login https://my.webrootanywhere.com/
Webroot Support https://www.webroot.com/nz/en/business/support/contact
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Webroot SecureAnywhere DNS Protection Features

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Webroot SecureAnywhere DNS Protection Features

Feature Description
Web Filtering URL category filtering in real time with machine learning algorithms, block by domains, off network control, policies by static IP address or address range, handles HTTP and HTTPS Traffic
Threat Protection Industry-leading Webroot intelligence blocks malicious websites and filters undesirable website types
Reporting and Logging Reporting on SaaS services and applications, log retention, five pre-made reports, insight into traffic and internet usage, visibility of blocked threats
Administration Controls Whitelisting by site or domain, blocking by domain or sub-domain, user level control of content, policy control over time of day or time period, policy controls by specific IP address or dynamic IP addresses
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Web Filtering
Threat Protection
Reporting and Logging
Administrative Controls

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