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Natwest Group Provides Free Cybersecurity Solutions to Customers via Malwarebytes

NatWest Group has selected Malwarebytes, a leading provider of advanced endpoint protection and remediation solutions, to deliver premium cybersecurity security solutions to the bank’s consumer and business banking customers worldwide.

NatWest Group customers will now be able to get a free license to install Malwarebytes Premium to protect their digital experiences from within their Online Banking portal.

“Keeping our customers safe and secure is of paramount importance to us,” said Alasdair MacFarlane, Head of Fraud Prevention at NatWest. “We are the only UK bank to offer premium virus protection to our customers for free and are working with Malwarebytes to deliver this.”

The new customer offering is experiencing positive adoption rates, with over 100,000 customer downloads to date and further efforts are planned to increase awareness amongst their customer base. Malwarebytes for NatWest Group is available for personal customers on up to ten devices and for business customers on up to thirty devices.

Marcin Kleczynski, CEO of Malwarebytes said “Providing digital protection, productivity, and peace of mind to customers is increasingly critical for companies and consumers as the threat landscape continues to rapidly evolve. Malwarebytes has been a champion of security since our inception and we’re thrilled to be able to partner with innovative, socially responsible organizations like NatWest Group who are going above and beyond to ensure the safety of their customers.”

Malwarebytes protects people and businesses against cyberthreats including malware, ransomware, and exploits that traditional antivirus solutions fail to catch. Its team of researchers and security experts protect more than 60,000 businesses and millions of people worldwide, combatting millions of threats daily using artificial intelligence and machine learning to identify behaviour and catch new threats rapidly.

This offering is available for customers of NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland, Isle of Man Bank, NatWest International, and Ulster Bank.

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  • Polly is a journalist, content creator and general opinion holder from North Wales. She has written for a number of publications, usually hovering around the topics of fintech, tech, lifestyle and body positivity.

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