Protecting millions of consumer and business environments since 2001

Global Leader in Cybersecurity

Global Leader in Cybersecurity

Bitdefender provides cybersecurity solutions with leading security efficacy, performance and ease of use to small and medium businesses, mid-market enterprises and consumers. Guided by a vision to be the world’s most trusted cybersecurity solutions provider, Bitdefender is committed to defending organizations and individuals around the globe against cyberattacks to transform and improve their digital experience.

Fast Facts…


In 2001, Romania


Romania Headquarters in Bucharest

United States Headquarters in Santa Clara, California

Worldwide Offices

North America:

United States - Santa Clara CA, San Antonio TX, Fort Lauderdale FL, Canada - Toronto, Vancouver


United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Denmark, Italy, Cyprus, Netherlands, UAE


Australia - Melbourne, Singapore, Indonesia - Jakarta

Continued Innovation

540+ patents 

issued for core technologies (including machine-learning algorithms to detect malware and other threats and anomaly-based detection techniques vital to detect and prevent new and unknown threats)


Over 37,000 qualified partners and resellers

Distributed through partners in 170 countries

Technology Alliances

Citrix, VMware, Nutanix, Linux Foundation, Microsoft, NETGEAR

Research & Development

More than half of Bitdefender’s employees are security researchers and engineers




Company milestones


Creation of Softwin, one of the first IT start-ups in post-communist Romania. Rapid growth of computer viruses leads to development of Softwin AVX (AntiVirus eXpert).


Bitdefender subsidiary created and AVX solution rebranded under the Bitdefender name.


First offices open outside of Romania in the United States, Germany and United Kingdom.


Bitdefender becomes a separate business entity with external capital entry with Axxess Capital Investment Fund.


Launches enterprise range and virtualization security product. Opens new office in the Middle East.


Creates a new consumer product category with Bitdefender BOX and IoT security services. Expands in Nordics region with new office in Denmark.


Bitdefender acquires French partner Profil Technology Source. British fund Vitruvian invests in Bitdefender and company is valued at more than $600 million.


Bitdefender creates a new subsidiary in Australia through the acquisition of assets from business partner SMS eTech.


Bitdefender opens its Security Operations Center (SOC) in San Antonio, Texas and launches new Managed Detection & Response (MDR) services


Bitdefender formalizes its enterprise business as the Business Solutions Group.


Bitdefender celebrates its 20-year anniversary.


Bitdefender launches multi-year Formula One partnership with Scuderia Ferrari.


Bitdefender becomes a cybersecurity partner of Ferrari, providing Bitdefender Advanced Threat Intelligence to the company's worldwide operations.


Bitdefender acquires Singapore-based Horangi Cyber Security.

Industry Recognition

Bitdefender is recognized by industry analyst firms and independent testing organizations.

  • Gartner logo
  • Forrester
  • Gartner Customer Choice 2024
  • Mitre Engenuity
  • AV Test
  • AV Comparatives


Bitdefender Leadership Team

The Bitdefender leadership team is comprised of security industry and business visionaries that champion technical excellence, innovation and growth. They cultivate our mission to defend our customers worldwide from advanced threats and help drive Bitdefender’s position as a leader and innovator in the global cybersecurity industry.

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Company milestones

Work With Us

Embark on the mission of a lifetime: to make the digital world safer. With offices around the world and career growth opportunities, we’re ready to help you thrive in a new position at Bitdefender.

Our Sustainability

With Bitdefender’s Sustainability Reports, we aim at disclosing relevant information about our overall sustainability performance and on the achieved progress against the objectives we have committed to and through which we want to contribute to a better future for current and next generations.

Bitdefender Group’s Sustainability Report For 2022

Bitdefender Group’s Sustainability Report For 2021

Bitdefender Group’s Sustainability Report For 2020