What is NETGEAR Armor powered by Bitdefender?

NETGEAR Armor powered by Bitdefender: One product to protect all your devices, across all platforms. NETGEAR Armor powered by Bitdefender is a top-of-the-line security solution developed by Bitdefender, which keeps your Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android devices safe, with no compromise on performance or battery life. To make sure that your devices get the best protection, you must use the latest firmware version of NETGEAR Armor.

Installing the latest and most complete version of NETGEAR Armor is an important step to ensure your devices get the best protection Bitdefender offers. Here are a few of NETGEAR Armor’s most important features.


Here’s a must-have nowadays: it gives you powerful protection against the growing threat of ransomware, a type of malicious attack that encrypts and denies access to your most precious files, such as family photos and important text documents, and demands ransom for their release. Anti-Ransomware now comes with an instant protection against every new type of ransomware that we discover anywhere in the world.

Wi-Fi Security Advisor

When you’re on the go and connect to Wi-Fi hotspots such as those in cafés, airports, parks, or shopping malls, how do you know they’re safe? Wi-Fi Security Advisor scans the networks you connect to for any security holes that might put you at risk, and then recommends the best action to protect your device and your privacy.


Bitdefender Firewall adds an extra layer of protection, by blocking potentially malicious applications that want to connect to the Internet. Your personal information stays safe from hackers and data snoops.

The new Firewall has been completely redesigned to improve usability and allow better management of application rules.

Advanced Threat Defense

Advanced Threat Defense is an innovative proactive detection Bitdefender technology that uses advanced heuristic methods to detect ransomware and other new threats in real-time.

Advanced Threat Defense identifies anomalies on the device and correlates different suspicious behaviors to significantly increase detection with less impact on performance than ever.