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BitDefender®is the creator of one of the industry's fastest and most effective lines of internationally certified security software.
Since our inception in 2001, BitDefender® has continued to raise the bar and set new standards in proactive threat prevention. BitDefender® made its entrance on 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® receives investment to support global expansion and advance leadership position in antivirus software and data security. The investment group is comprised of Romanian and American private investors with 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 authorized organizations, prizes and certifications (Av-Test.org, Virus Bulletin, ICSA lab, Checkmark, IST Prize etc). BitDefender® is the only South- Eastern European company to have been awarded the European IST Prize for innovation by 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.
Every year, BitDefender® launches a new generation of its desktop product line and issues patches for the corporate suites with new functionalities based on its innovative technologies. In 2006, BitDefender® introduces B-HAVE (Behavioral Heuristic Analyzer in Virtual Environments), its proprietary heuristic detection technology. Same year, NeuNet, the new heuristic detection technologies is integrated in the BitDefender® solutions. Also the Spam Image Filter, an important step in fighting the new spamming techniques has been included in the BitDefender® engines. In 2007 BitDefender® presented its new solution - Mobile Security providing real-time antivirus protection for mobile devices (smart phones and PDAs).
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. BitDefender® solutions are distributed by a global network of value-added distribution and reseller partners in more than 100 countries worldwide. More information is available on our security solutions' site.