Bitdefenderis the creator of one of the industry's fastest and most effective lines of internationally certified security software.
Since its inception in 2001, Bitdefender has continued to raise the bar to set new standards in proactive threat prevention.
Bitdefender made its entrance on the international market when opening its own offices in Germany, Spain, USA and the UK. The company’s global expansion plans are still underway as Bitdefender is strengthening its position based on a series of strategic partnerships. Moreover, Bitdefender is also setting sail for Asia.
End of 2007, Bitdefender received an investment to support its global expansion and advance its leader position in the antivirus software and data security industry. The investment group is part Romanian, part American and it has substantial investment experience in the region and in the IT sector.
The Bitdefender proprietary technologies, based on innovative ideas and trends in the information security industry, have been internationally avowed by authorised organisations, which rewarded their outstanding results by numerous prizes and certifications (Av-Test.org, Virus Bulletin, ICSA lab, Checkmark, IST Prize etc). Bitdefender is the only South- Eastern European company to have received the European IST Prize for innovation from the European Commission and the representatives of 18 European academies. In 2008, Bitdefender was rated #1 for protection by Consumer Reports, the largest consumer reporting publication worldwide. The Bitdefender 2009 suite earned high marks in the product reviews conducted by top consumer and technology testers worldwide.
Every year, Bitdefender launches a new generation of its desktop product line and its issues patches for its corporate suites, adding new functionalities based on innovative technologies. In 2006, Bitdefender introduced B-HAVE (Behavioural Heuristic Analyzer in Virtual Environments), its proprietary heuristic detection technology. Same year, NeuNet, the new heuristic detection technologies was integrated in the Bitdefender solutions. Also the Spam Image Filter, an important step in fighting the new spamming techniques is now part of the Bitdefender antispam engines. In 2007 Bitdefender presented its new mobile security solution - providing real-time antivirus protection for mobile devices (smart phones and PDAs). In 2008 Bitdefender partnered with SOS Online Backup, a leader in online data loss prevention, in order to provide an integrated online storage, backup, and recovery solution to protect business and consumer customers against data loss.
Every day, Bitdefender protects tens of millions of home and corporate users across the globe — giving them the peace of mind of knowing that their digital experiences will be secure. The Bitdefender solutions are distributed by a global network of value-added distribution and reseller partners in more than 100 countries worldwide.