Bitdefender announces availability of Bitdefender Box 2 The Next-Generation Security Hub for the Connected Home
Bitdefender BOX 2, a consumer device protecting homes across the world from the growing wave of cybercrime, is available for pre-order starting today.
Bitdefender BOX 2, a consumer device protecting homes across the world from the growing wave of cybercrime, is available for pre-order starting today. Bitdefender BOX 2, CES 2018 Innovation Award Honoree in the Newly Created Cybersecurity Category, simply plugs into your router to protect all internet-connected devices, from refrigerators to security cameras to laptops, phones and anything else that can ever go online.
“The need for an all-encompassing security solution for the home is more urgent than ever,” said Bitdefender’s Vice President for Consumer Solutions, Ciprian Istrate. “Online threats are coming at people daily from all angles due the number of vulnerable devices on the market that are growing exponentially and because of the way more complex attack vectors being used recently. Only Bitdefender BOX 2 can give a connected household complete peace of mind, now and into the future.”
Security hub for the connected home
Featuring award-winning multi-layered security, Bitdefender BOX 2, is fully manageable through the Bitdefender Central app on a mobile device. Whenever a new device connects to the network, it promptly detects it and sends an instant notification so the user can take action and control permissions for the device.
The Safe Browsing feature blocks malicious URLs to protect from phishing and online fraud, Vulnerability Assessment continuously scans for flaws in the users network security, Advanced Parental Controls filters inappropriate content and manages kids access to internet, and Sensitive Data Protection ensures no sensitive data is sent without encryption.
Anomaly Detection determines how devices behave under normal circumstances so it can block irregular, malicious activity while Exploit Prevention blocks attempts to exploit vulnerabilities in your network and Brute Force Protection keeps hackers from taking over your devices.
Price and Availability
Bitdefender BOX is available for pre-order for a limited time at $199 ($249 MSRP), bundled with a one-year subscription to Bitdefender Total Security the award winning cybersecurity suite to protect computers, smartphones and tablets, across Windows, mac OS, iOS and Android. The Bitdefender BOX 2 subscription after the initial year is $99/year.
Starting December 6th, Bitdefender BOX 2 will be available for purcahse at bitdefender.com, amazon.com, bestbuy.com, select stores nationwide and expansion to key countries across Asia, North America and Europe is planned for the first quarter of 2018.