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Bitdefender Wins 'Product of the Year' Award from AV-Comparatives

February 2018


Bitdefender, a leading global cybersecurity technology company protecting 500 million users worldwide, has won the top award of independent analysis firm AV-Comparatives after achieving the highest score possible in all seven rounds of testing in the past year.

Bitdefender won AV-Comparatives' Product of the Year award after winning Advanced+ rating in tests throughout 2017 covering the categories of Real World Protection, Performance, Malware Protection, False Alarms and Malware Removal. The testing marked the second time Bitdefender has won the coveted prize.

"For many years, Bitdefender has been delivering outstanding products that fight online threats with the highest level of effectiveness and are user-friendly and light on resources," said AV-Comparatives CEO Andreas Clementi. "We expected a very strong showing by Bitdefender this year, and our testers were not disappointed."

In testing of products from 21 anti-malware vendors worldwide, Bitdefender also won AV-Comparatives' Gold Award in the Real World Protection category, which measures its ability to fight threats encountered on the internet.

"Independent testing is the most accurate way available to assess the effectiveness and reliability of a product, and we’re proud to score so highly for yet another year," said Viorel Canja, Senior VP Cyber Threat Intelligence at Bitdefender. 

About Bitdefender
Bitdefender is a global security technology company that provides cutting edge end-to-end cyber security solutions and advanced threat protection to more than 500 million users in more than 150 countries. Since 2001, Bitdefender has consistently produced award-winning business and consumer security technology and is a provider of choice in both hybrid infrastructure security and endpoint protection. Through R&D, alliances, and partnerships, Bitdefender is trusted to be ahead and deliver robust security you can rely on. More information is available at www.bitdefender.com.