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Bitdefender to Partner with BBSS to Distribute Bitdefender BOX in Japan

March 2017

Bitdefender BOX, the most advanced cybersecurity tool for smart devices, becomes available in the Asia-Pacific region

Bitdefender, the innovative cybersecurity solutions provider has entered a commercial partnership with BBSS, a subsidiary of the SoftBank C&S, for the distribution in Japan of Bitdefender BOX, the breakthrough solution that protects all connected devices in a smart home.

Japan is the second country worldwide, after the United States, where consumers can purchase Bitdefender BOX. Bitdefender BOX revolutionizes the way people protect themselves and their home networks, including their smart devices from malware, hackers, ransomware, phishing and other e-threats.

Bitdefender’s commitment to pioneering the smart home security field, combined with the partnership with BBSS to make this technology available in the Japanese market, sends a strong signal of the importance of the Cybersecurity for smart homes market segment, which Bitdefender created 2 years ago.

“Bitdefender BOX is the future of home security and BBSS is the ideal partner to bring that future to one of the world’s most developed nations,” said Ciprian Istrate, Vice President Consumer Solutions at Bitdefender. “SoftBank group company has been a force in the consumer tech market for decades and we strongly believe our partnership will ultimately bring more security and convenience to our clients’ lives.” 


About Bitdefender BOX

Bitdefender BOX is a security device for the connected home which blocks and defeats attacks against traditional computers, mobiles, home routers, wireless cameras and other smart devices by a combination of local and cloud-based network security technologies.

About BBSS 

BBSS is a SoftBank group company providing various software services for consumer and enterprise customer in Japan and global market. Main business area is Security and we employ a subscription-type business model through telecommunications carriers and service providers, which are connected with our self-developed software service platform to offer products from software vendors in various fields and in-house software products.