cybersecurity leader

About Bitdefender

Bitdefender is a cybersecurity leader delivering best-in-class threat prevention, detection, and response solutions worldwide.

Protecting millions of consumer and business environments since 2001

Global Leader in Cybersecurity

Global Leader in Cybersecurity

Guardian over millions of consumer, business, and government environments, Bitdefender is the industry’s trusted expert* for eliminating threats, protecting privacy and data, and enabling cyber resiliency. With deep investments in research and development, Bitdefender Labs discovers 400 new threats each minute and validates 30 billion threat queries daily. The company has pioneered breakthrough innovations in antimalware, IoT security, behavioral analytics, and artificial intelligence and its technology is licensed by more than 150 of the world’s most recognized technology brands. Founded in 2001, Bitdefender has customers in 170 countries with offices around the world.

 

*Bitdefender has ranked #1 in 54% of all tests by AV-Comparatives 2018-2021 for real-world protection, performance, malware protection & advanced threat protection. 

Fast Facts…

Founded

In 2001, Romania

Headquarters

Romania Headquarters in Bucharest

United States Headquarters in Santa Clara, California

Worldwide Offices

North America:

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

EMEA:

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

APAC:

Australia – Melbourne

Continued Innovation

440 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)

Partners

Over 20,000 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

Employees

1600+

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Company milestones

Company milestones

1990

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).

2001

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

2004

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

2007

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

2011

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

2015

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

2017

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

2018

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

2019

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

2020

Bitdefender formalizes its enterprise business as the Business Solutions Group.

2021

Bitdefender celebrates its 20-year anniversary.

Industry Accolades

Bitdefender is the frequent recipient of industry awards and recognized as a leader in cybersecurity by independent testing organizations and industry analyst firms.

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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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