Introducing Webroot® Security for Chromebook™, a new security app designed for Chromebooks

  • 25 October 2021
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Introducing Webroot® Security for Chromebook™, a new security app designed for Chromebooks
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Webroot® Security for Chromebook™—a Chromebook app with antivirus and web filtering protection.


The past year of distance learning has been a catalyst for the adoption of Chromebook™ devices. But as the userbase grows, so does the size of the target for bad actors.

The new Webroot® Security for Chromebook™ devices proactively and continuously protects from a variety of targeted threats, filling in existing security gaps.

Knowing you and your family can browse the web safely with top-of-the-line defense is the ultimate comfort. You can breathe easy that the young person in your life will have real-time protection while they work, study and browse on their own. After all, it can be hard to always monitor your kids’ online activity. But with Webroot Security for Chromebook, you and your family can stay safe online, at school and at home.

Combining 20 years of historical data and experience with the latest machine learning and artificial intelligence, Webroot puts up the best defense against hackers and cyber threats. And our brand new designed-just-for-Chromebook user experience provides seamless access to your enhanced security. By protecting your device with a native Chromebook app, you’ll know you’re getting tailored protection.

So, whether a user is logging in to complete schoolwork, shop online or just browse, they’ll be protected from fake applications, malicious downloads and unsafe websites that try to steal your identity and personal information. You’ll have another layer of protection and ultimate peace of mind.

Features include:

  • Enhanced Antivirus Protection Always-on, automatic scans of your device and files for viruses and malware.
  • On-Demand Scans Use the secure Webroot browser to run additional scans with the click of a button.
  • Identity Protection – Blocks malicious websites that try to steal personal info or harm devices.
  • Secure Web Browsing – Identifies and blocks unsafe websites while using the Webroot browser or Google Chrome™.
  • Web Threat Shield – Warns about high-risk websites and automatically blocks them from installing anything dangerous. Download this extension at the Chrome Web Store.
  • Designed for Chromebook – Extra security specifically designed to protect your Chromebook.

Chromebook devices are perfect for students, families or anyone looking for ease of use. But they still benefit from added protection. After all, you don’t want to worry about whether you, your family and your devices are safe.

Webroot Security for Chromebook provides just that – the most advanced protection available, giving you the freedom to go online with protection from the latest cyber threats.

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Need to get the company to allow use MSP’s to be able to sell mobile security to clients. We’re losing out.