Leading Consumer Magazine Ranks BitDefender First Among Software Security Suites
BitDefender Internet Security 2008 was ranked first among software security suites
BitDefender Internet Security 2008 was ranked first among software security suites by a leading consumer magazine in a report comparing security software that appeared in the publication▓s September issue. The rankings √ determined after rigorous testing conducted by the publication and an independent testing company √ were based upon each product▓s ability to properly detect e-threats as well as overall performance and features.
BitDefender Internet Security 2008 is designed for users who want complete protection from malware and other common Internet Security threats. Internet Security includes all of the benefits of Antivirus 2008, as well as:
* Firewall protection √ controlling access to the Internet while ⌠hiding■ the computer from hackers
* E-mail anti-phishing and anti-spam √ preventing different types of spam and scam e-mails from being delivered
* Parental controls √ to block access to inappropriate websites and e-mails
* Web time limiter √ which allows or blocks access to the web during specified time periods
* Application control √ which allows users to limit access to specified applications
This award is the latest in a series of industry honors for BitDefender. The company placed number one in the same study in 2006 and received high marks from other publications, such as PC Magazine and PC World, as well as organizations such as AVTest.org.
⌠Our number 1 ranking in this study two out of the last three years underscores BitDefender▓s commitment to providing the best possible software security solution,■ said Bogdan Dumitru, BitDefender▓s chief technology officer. ⌠At BitDefender, we are continually expanding the capability of our software. We are dedicated to providing consumers with the most easy to use, up-to-date and efficient Internet security protection available.
BitDefender recently launched BitDefender Total Security 2009, including Internet Security 2009 and Antivirus 2009. Built on the same technology as Internet Security 2008, Internet Security 2009 offers new features and capabilities to keep Internet-connected families safe, without slowing down PCs. It locks out viruses, hackers & spam, while providing parental control and firewall protection.
Bitdefender is the creator of one of the world's fastest and most effective lines of internationally certified internet security software. The company is an industry pioneer, introducing and developing award-winning protection since 2001. Today, Bitdefender technology secures the digital experience of around 400 million home and corporate users across the globe.
Recently, Bitdefender won a series of important awards and accolades in the global security industry, including "Product of the Year" by AV-Comparatives, "Best Repair 2012" by AV-Test, "Editor's Choice" and "The Best Antivirus for 2013" by PC Mag, that confirmed the antivirus software’s leadership status among security products.
More information about Bitdefender's products is available from the company's security press room. Additionally, Bitdefender publishes the HOTforSecurity blog, where readers can find stories from the underworld of internet fraud, scams, malicious software - and gossip.