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Bitdefender to protect charities worldwide as first security software provider in TechSoup global expansion

December 2015


Bitdefender, a leading Internet security technology company protecting 500 million users worldwide, is the first global security partner of the TechSoup global donation initiative.

“Those who are helping to house the poor, protect the environment, fight disease, eradicate unemployment and build a kinder, fairer world are often prime targets of criminals who exploit their lack of protection to hijack their networks and steal valuable data,”says Bitdefender CEO Florin Talpes. “Bitdefender wants to put an end to this.”

With this global expansion, TechSoup.global is now active in 236 countries and territories, giving 1 million registered users access to Bitdefender’s security expertise and technologies. Bitdefender Internet Security, Bitdefender GravityZone Business Security, Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac are among the products available.

Rebecca Masisak, CEO of TechSoup, said "The launch of TechSoup.Globalis a pivotal step in helping the world’s estimated 10 million social benefit organizations gain visibility and connect with support critically needed for their missions and communities. The platform, operated in partnership with the TechSoup Global Network, enables a unique capacity for innovation and the co-design of locally relevant, globally scaled programs that strengthen impact on the ground."

About Bitdefender

Bitdefender is a global security technology company that delivers solutions in more than 100 countries through a network of value-added alliances, distributors and reseller partners. Since 2001, Bitdefender has consistently produced award-winning business and consumer security technology, and is a leading security provider in virtualization and cloud technologies. Through R&D, alliances and partnership teams, Bitdefender has elevated the highest standards of security excellence in both its number-one-ranked technology and its strategic alliances with the world’s leading virtualization and cloud technology providers. More information is available at http://www.bitdefender.com/.