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Guidance Software Incorporates Webroot Threat Intelligence into EnCase Endpoint Security

News | Jun 14, 2017

The integration enhances Guidance endpoint detection and response products

PASADENA, Calif. – June 14, 2017 Guidance Software, the makers of EnCase®, the gold standard in forensic security, today announced a partnership with Webroot, a market leader in threat intelligence, to provide BrightCloud® IP and File Reputation Services to Guidance customers via a direct integration into EnCase Endpoint Security. By embedding threat intelligence into its Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) products, Guidance customers can more rapidly detect hidden threats before they lead to a breach.

“Today’s complex threat landscape requires robust layers of security and intelligence,” said Anthony Di Bello, Senior Director of Products with Guidance. “Webroot’s cloud-based threat intelligence database and automated machine learning capabilities make them an excellent partner as we enhance our EDR offering.”

The partnership with Guidance Software represents Webroot’s first with an EDR vendor. Through this integration, Guidance will be able to gather new security insights to better secure customer networks and endpoints, as well as create effective policies to manage accessibility and risk tolerance.

Field-tested and court-proven, Guidance Software solutions are deployed on an estimated 35 million endpoints at more than 70 of the Fortune 100, as well as hundreds of agencies worldwide. Webroot’s cloud-based dynamic threat intelligence database monitors 4.3 billion IPs and 13+ billion file behavior records in order to detect and combat the increasing influx of pervasive threats that organizations face.

“As Webroot’s first EDR partner, our alliance with Guidance Software marks a new and welcome expansion of our customer base. Webroot’s BrightCloud® automated machine learning solutions are able to provide an additional layer of security to the EDR market by detecting new and unknown threats,” said Michael Neiswender, Vice President of OEM Sales with Webroot. “Both private sector and public sector organizations represent high-value targets for cybercriminals and we applaud Guidance Software’s decision to take the next step in assuring their customers are protected.”

EnCase Endpoint Security Version 6 is anticipated to be available for general availability in late June. For more information, please contact or visit


About Webroot
Webroot delivers next-generation endpoint security and network security and threat intelligence services to protect businesses and individuals around the globe. Our smarter approach harnesses the power of cloud-based collective threat intelligence derived from millions of real-world devices to stop threats in real time and help secure the connected world. Our award-winning SecureAnywhere® endpoint solutions, BrightCloud® Threat Intelligence Services, and FlowScape solution protect millions of devices across businesses, home users, and the Internet of Things. Webroot is trusted and integrated by market-leading companies, including Cisco, F5 Networks, Aruba, Palo Alto Networks, A10 Networks, and more. Headquartered in Colorado, Webroot operates globally across North America, Europe, and Asia. Discover Smarter Cybersecurity solutions at

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About Guidance Software
Guidance (NASDAQ: GUID) exists to turn chaos and the unknown into order and the known-so that companies and their customers can go about their daily lives as usual without worry or disruption, knowing their most valuable information is safe and secure. The makers of EnCase®, the gold standard in forensic security, and EnForce™, an automated cyber risk management platform, Guidance provides a mission-critical foundation of market-leading applications that offer deep 360-degree visibility across all endpoints, devices and networks, allowing proactive identification and remediation of threats.

From retail to financial institutions, our field-tested and court-proven solutions are deployed on an estimated 33 million endpoints at more than 70 of the Fortune 100 and hundreds of agencies worldwide, from beginning to endpoint.

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