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Bitdefender develops cybersecurity and anti-virus software designed to provide protection against internet security threats. The Company's security software features web protection, cloud antispam, firewall, vulnerability scanner, parental controls, file encryption, device anti-theft, and backup. It enables its clients to safeguard their laptops, desktops, tablets and mobile phones from viruses, trojans, rootkits, rogues, aggressive adware, spam, and others.
TypePrivate
Founded2001
HQBucurești, RO
Websitebitdefender.com
Employee Ratings4.2

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)1,745
Revenue (Y, 2017)$139.7 M
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Bitdefender

Florin Talpes

Florin Talpes

Founder & Chief Executive Officer
John Stynes

John Stynes

Chief Financial Officer
Bogdan Irina

Bogdan Irina

Chief Operating Officer
Bogdan Dumitru

Bogdan Dumitru

Chief Technology Officer
Rares Stefan

Rares Stefan

Chief Strategy Officer
Ciprian Istrate

Ciprian Istrate

Vice President of Consumer Solutions
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Bitdefender Office Locations

Bitdefender has offices in București, Fort Lauderdale, Melbourne, Hørsholm and in 5 other locations
București, RO (HQ)
Șoseaua Orhideelor 15A
Melbourne, AU
Level 11 50 Queen St
Hørsholm, DK
24 Agern Alle
Montrouge, FR
49 Rue de la Vanne
Schwerte, DE
Lohbachstr. 12
Milano, IT
10 Via degli Olivetani
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Bitdefender Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2001

Bitdefender total Funding

$7 m

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Bitdefender Revenue

Bitdefender's revenue was reported to be $139.7 m in Y, 2017
USD

Revenue (Y, 2017)

139.7m
USDY, 2017

Revenue

139.7m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

89.4k
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Bitdefender Operating Metrics

Bitdefender's Users was reported to be 500 m in Sep, 2018.
Sep, 2018

Users

500 m
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Bitdefender Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SMS eTechSeptember 11, 2018

Bitdefender Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

94/100

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Bitdefender Online and Social Media Presence

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Bitdefender Company Culture

  • CEO Rating

    C

    70/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    100/100

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Bitdefender News and Updates

Bitdefender Hires Accomplished Marketing Executive Matthew Selheimer as Enterprise Growth Accelerates

BUCHAREST, Romania and SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 6, 2021 PRNewswire/ -- Bitdefender, a global cybersecurity leader, today announced that Matthew Selheimer, an accomplished industry veteran with more than 25 years' experience in cybersecurity, IT operations and enterprise applications, has...

New Bitdefender Report Reveals Top Global Cyberthreats

New Report Outlines How Ransomware, Malicious Spam, Mobile Malware and Other Threats to Consumers Evolved During the COVID-19 Pandemic BUCHAREST, Romania and SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bitdefender, a leading global cybersecurity company protecting hundreds of...

Bitdefender Named a Top Player for Advanced Persistent Threat Protection by Radicati Group

BUCHAREST, Romania and SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bitdefender, a global cybersecurity leader, has been named a "Top Player" in the Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection Market Quadrant by the analyst firm Radicati Group. In its first year participating in...

CONNECTIONS™ Focuses on Demand for Connected Products in SMB Market, with Speakers from Comcast Business, Cox, Bitdefender and More, in First Session of 2021

DALLAS, March 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates announced today that Comcast Business, Bitdefender, Alarm.com, Cox Communications, Johnson Controls, and Synamedia will participate in Smart Products - Serving the SMB Market, the opening session for the 25th annual CONNECTIONS™:...

Bitdefender Unveils New Cloud-based Endpoint Detection and Response Solution for Enterprises and Managed Service Providers

BUCHAREST, Romania, Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Bitdefender, a leading global cybersecurity company protecting over 500 million systems worldwide, today launched a new cloud-based dedicated Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solution designed to help enterprise customers and Managed...

Bitdefender Unveils New Global Services and Support Organization

BUCHAREST, Romania and SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Bitdefender, a leading global cybersecurity company protecting over 500 million systems worldwide, today unveiled its new Service Operations organization and announced that Daniel Clayton has been appointed Vice President of...
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Bitdefender Blogs

New Bitdefender Decryptor for Avaddon Infections

In February, Bitdefender released a partial decryptor for Avaddon ransomware. We now have an updated version of this tool available for free to help victims get their data back. Who is Avaddon? Avaddon is a family of ransom likely operated from within the Commonwealth of Independent States. Active s…

Threat Actors Use Mockups of Popular Apps to Spread Teabot and Flubot Malware on Android

Spreading malware on Android devices is not easy, as the official store can usually (not always) prevent these types of apps from reaching users. But one of Android’s greatest strengths, the ability to sideload apps from non-official sources, is also a weakness. Using a combination of tricks to pers…

A Note from the Bitdefender Labs Team on Ransomware and Decryptors

The news this week about our release of a decryptor for Darkside in January 2021 has sparked a conversation about whether researchers (including those who work for cybersecurity companies) should communicate the release of ransomware decryptors to the public. In the security industry, debate helps u…

New WastedLoader Campaign Delivered Through RIG Exploit Kit

In February 2021, Bitdefender researchers have identified a new RIG Exploit Kit campaign exploiting two scripting engine vulnerabilities in unpatched Internet Explorer browsers (CVE-2019-0752 and CVE-2018-8174). The delivered malware looks like a new variant of WastedLocker, but this new sample is m…

New Nebulae Backdoor Linked with the NAIKON Group

DLL hijacking is a malware execution technique that hardly needs any introduction. But while spotting DLL hijacking vulnerabilities would get mots security researchers bounty or a mention in a hall of fame, our investigation of sideloading techniques in several vulnerable applications led to the dis…

COVID-19 Vaccine Apps Take a Jab at Digital Safety

It’s been more than one year since people around the world were forced into technology, whether they liked it or not. Governments, healthcare providers, restaurants and the rest have flooded users with applications to help them safely get in touch with the outside world. In this context, cybercrimin…
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Bitdefender Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Bitdefender founded?

    Bitdefender was founded in 2001.

  • Who are Bitdefender key executives?

    Bitdefender's key executives are Florin Talpes, John Stynes and Bogdan Irina.

  • How many employees does Bitdefender have?

    Bitdefender has 1,745 employees.

  • What is Bitdefender revenue?

    Latest Bitdefender annual revenue is $139.7 m.

  • What is Bitdefender revenue per employee?

    Latest Bitdefender revenue per employee is $80.1 k.

  • Who are Bitdefender competitors?

    Competitors of Bitdefender include SentinelOne, BetterCloud and FireEye.

  • Where is Bitdefender headquarters?

    Bitdefender headquarters is located at Șoseaua Orhideelor 15A, București.

  • Where are Bitdefender offices?

    Bitdefender has offices in București, Fort Lauderdale, Melbourne, Hørsholm and in 5 other locations.

  • How many offices does Bitdefender have?

    Bitdefender has 9 offices.