SOURCE: BitDefender


October 19, 2009 09:03 ET

BitDefender 2010 Consumer Product Line Receives Windows® 7 Certification

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA--(Marketwire - October 19, 2009) - BitDefender®, an award-winning provider of innovative anti-malware security solutions, today announced its 2010 consumer line of products -- including Total Security, Internet Security and Antivirus -- have received certification ensuring that they work with Microsoft Windows® 7, providing customers enhanced security, as well as innovative user interface features and reliability improvements.

New features of the BitDefender 2010 line of consumer products include:

--  Improved optimized scanning
--  Active Virus Control
--  First-ever usage profiles
--  System enhancements to provide industry-leading proactive protection
    against all Internet security threats, without slowing PC performance.
"Our ISV community is alive with innovation, and we're committed to helping our partners drive the next generation of software experiences," said Ross Brown, Vice President of ISV and Solutions Partners for the Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft. "Adding compatibility for the latest Microsoft operating systems helps ISVs to stay ahead of the competition and give their customers access to cutting-edge technologies."

"Working together with Microsoft to achieve this certification allows BitDefender to meet the changing needs of our customers and provide the very best in security solutions to our users," said Vince Hwang, BitDefender Global Director, Product Management. "These include intuitive user interfaces with usage profiles that cover anyone from gamers to parents, as well as improved security and reliability features including Active Virus Control, an innovative technology that monitors programs running on a user's computer and detects malware-like actions as they execute."

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About BitDefender®

BitDefender is the creator of one of the industry's fastest and most effective lines of internationally certified security software. Since its inception in 2001, BitDefender has continued to raise the bar and set new standards in proactive threat prevention. 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 about BitDefender and its products are available at the company's security solutions press room. Additionally, BitDefender's provides background and the latest updates on security threats helping users stay informed in the everyday battle against malware.