Bitdefender AwardsAwards and CertificationsAwards Certificationswelcome topremium AwardsThe Forrester WaveTM: Endpoint Security Suites, Q2 2018Bitdefender was among the select companies that Forrester invited to participate in its Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Security Suites, Q2 2018 evaluation. In this evaluation, Bitdefender was cited as a Leader in Endpoint Security Suites. The findings were based on current offering, strategy, and market presence.REAL-WORLD PROTECTION TEST MAR – APR 2018The results of this test are based on a test set consisting of 620 test cases (such as malicious URLs), tested from the beginning of March till the end of April.MALWARE PROTECTION TEST APR 2018The Malware Protection Test assesses a security program’s ability to protect a system against infection by malicious files before, during or after execution. For this test, 1,470 recent malware samples were used.AV-TEST BEST PERFORMANCE 2017 ANNUAL AWARDFor the last four years, the annual AV-TEST has reaffirmed Bitdefender’s ability to consistently offer the highest grade of protection and performance. These achievements are a testament to our dedication to protecting our customers and providing products that go above and beyond to address their needs.AV-TEST BEST PROTECTION 2017 ANNUAL AWARDBitdefender Endpoint Security received the highest score in AV-TEST’s Best Protection category, due to its capability to prevent and block all types of malware, including those never-before-seen. With more than six patents pertaining to machine-learning algorithms for detecting malware and other online threats, deep learning and anomaly-based detection techniques play a vital role in proactively fighting new and unknown threats.AV-COMPARATIVES APPROVED BUSINESS PRODUCT AWARD 2017(GravityZone Advanced Business Security)As part of the certification of business security products, AV Comparatives ran a Real-World Protection Test using its own Real-World Testing Framework. To get the Approved Business Product Award, the reviewed business products had to achieve at least a 90% protection rate, with no false positives on business-related software. Bitdefender GravityZone Advanced Business Security obtained once again a very high overall standard together with the Approved Business Product award.AV-TEST The best antivirus software for Windows Client Business User(Bitdefender Endpoint Security Version 6.2, Windows 7)During January and February 2017 we continuously evaluated 13 endpoint protection products using settings as provided by the vendor.[…] We focused on realistic test scenarios and challenged the products against real-world threats. Products had to demonstrate their capabilities using all components and protection layers.AV-TEST BEST PERFORMANCE 2016 ANNUAL AWARD(Bitdefender Endpoint Security Version 6.2)Bitdefender Endpoint Security boasts some impressive featuresSix tests within the year 2016 with excellent test results in terms of protection were completed by superb performance scores achieved by the Bitdefender protection solution. In managing daily routines, the test systems are not slowed down by Endpoint Security, and the product was able to achieve remarkable results also in the test categories of performance and usability.“The fact that you don’t need to trade good protection for speed in the protected systems was impressively demonstrated by Bitdefender’s Endpoint Security solution in our annual year-long tests.” – Guido Habicht, CEO AV-TEST GmbHVIRUS BULLETIN’S VB100 JUNE 2017(Bitdefender Endpoint Security)The VB100 award is earned by products that block all files from the WildList (malware reported as having been seen in the wild by security professionals), while generating no false positives when scanning Virus Bulletin’s large and regularly updated collection of clean files.VIRUS BULLETIN’S VB100 FEBRUARY 2017(Bitdefender Endpoint Security Version 6.2, Ubuntu Linux Server Edition)Stability was impeccable, with no problems noted, […] and very little impact on our set of activities. Detection was as strong as ever, with good scores across the board, and another good showing in the certification sets earns Bitdefender another VB100 award.VIRUS BULLETIN’S VB100 FEBRUARY 2016(Bitdefender Security for Samba Linux)Detection was excellent […] with good scores everywhere and the product had no problems earning VB100 certification.AV TEST “TOP PRODUCT” FOR BEST PERFORMANCE IN WINDOWS 10, 8 AND 8.1 TESTING – FEB 2016(Bitdefender Endpoint security)Bitdefender solution scored “Top Product” in the newly introduced category Windows Testing. Products achieving 17.5 or 18 out of 18 points are eligible to wear the TOP PRODUCT badge.PC MAG “EXCELLENT” AWARD – JAN 2016(Bitdefender gravityzone business security)Bitdefender GravityZone Business Security combines outstanding antimalware, malicious URL, and anti-phishing protection with a highly customizable management console. – PC MagVIRUS BULLETIN VBSPAM+ AWARD – JAN 2016(Bitdefender Security for Mail Servers 3.1.2)Bitdefender has a long history in these tests, going all the way back to the first VBSpam test in May 2009, and the product has performed well in every one of them. Yet never before has it performed this well: missing just four spam emails and blocking one newsletter as a sole false positive. With an impressively high final score, Bitdefender’s developers earn another VBSpam+ award to add to their collection. – Virus BulletinAV TEST BEST PERFORMANCE 2015 ANNUAL AWARD(Bitdefender Endpoint Security 5.3, Windows 7)“Companies relying on the Bitdefender solution receive in exchange for their trust not only a secure solution, but also a product with exemplary features in terms of a low system load.” — Guido Habicht, CEO AV-TEST GmbHBitdefender Endpoint Security boasts some impressive features. In the six individual tests for certification, the solution consistently proved its intelligent handling of Windows client resources, while still maintaining a very high level of security. For the test, everyday routines were performed with the installed solution on the clients: launching of websites, downloading software from the Internet, copying files and completing installations.AV-TEST BEST PERFORMANCE 2014 AWARD(Bitdefender Endpoint Security)“Bitdefender Endpoint Security is an unobtrusive protection solution that in addition to easy handling, provides superb enterprise protection.” – Maik Morgenstern, CTO AV-TEST GmbHIn all the 2014 certification tests, Bitdefender Endpoint Security, at the height of providing a strong protection function, showed no negative effects on the speed of the client computer during everyday use. For this performance, Bitdefender is receiving the AV-TEST BEST PERFORMANCE 2014 AWARD.AV TEST JULY – AUGUST 2014(Bitdefender Endpoint Security 5.3, Windows 7)During July and August 2014 we continuously evaluated 9 endpoint protection products using settings as provided by the vendor. We always used the most current publicly-available version of all products for the testing. We focused on realistic test scenarios and challenged the products against real-world threats. Products had to demonstrate their capabilities using all components and protection layers.AV TEST MARCH – APRIL 2014(Bitdefender Endpoint Security 5.3, Windows 8.1)We always used the most current publicly-available version of all products for the testing. They were allowed to update themselves at any time and query their in-the-cloud services. We focused on realistic test scenarios and challenged the products against real-world threats. Products had to demonstrate their capabilities using all components and protection layers.AV TEST JANUARY – FEBRUARY 2014(Bitdefender Endpoint Security 5.3)During January and February 2014 we continuously evaluated 9 endpoint protection products using settings as provided by the vendor. We focused on realistic test scenarios and challenged the products against real-world threats. Products had to demonstrate their capabilities using all components and protection layers. READ MOREAV-COMPARATIVES – Top Rated product 2013 Real world Protection Test(Internet Security 2014)Full product long-term dynamic test reports. We thoroughly evaluate the suites’ “real-world” protection capabilities with default settings. Monthly results and two 4-month overview reports. The framework is recognized as an innovation in computer science.AV-COMPARATIVES – Gold – Proactive Protection 2013The File Detection Test is one of the most deterministic factors to evaluate the effectiveness of an anti-virus engine.VIRUS BULLETIN’S VBSpam+, November 2013(Bitdefender Security for Mail Servers 3.1.2)Bitdefender Antispam laboratories raised the bar once again in November as Bitdefender Security for Mail Servers demonstrated a remarkable detection rate of 99.96% and zero false positives.“Just 29 spam emails were missed by Bitdefender in this test, thus increasing its spam catch rate to an impressive 99.96%. Once again, the solution correctly identified all of the legitimate emails, which means that it earns a VBSpam+ award, in doing so completing an unbroken string of VBSpam+ awards in 2013.”AV TEST SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER 2013(Bitdefender Endpoint Security 5.x)The AV-TEST Institute is a leading international and independent service provider in the fields of IT security and anti-virus research. The aim of the research work carried out by AV-TEST is to directly detect the latest malware, to analyze it using state-of-the-art methods and to inform our customers of the top-quality results obtained.VIRUS BULLETIN’S VB100 OCTOBER 2013(Bitdefender Endpoint Security 5.x)VB100 comparative testing is a regular independent comparison of anti-malware solutions. Each test report combines the unique VB100 certification scheme with in-depth analysis of product performance on a range of scales. READ MOREVIRUS BULLETIN’S VBSpam+, September 2013(Bitdefender Security for Mail Servers 3.1.2)“The product has always performed well, achieving a VBSpam award in each of the last 26 tests, with an unbroken string of VBSpam+ awards throughout 2013. Its run of success continues in this test, where the product achieves its fifth consecutive VBSpam+ award.”VIRUS BULLETIN’S VBSpam+, July 2013(Bitdefender Security for Mail Servers 3.1.2)To earn a VBSpam+ award, a product has to obtain a spam catch rate higher than 99.50% and zero false positives. In the July test, Bitdefender had the second best detection rate (99.94%) and the highest of the products that achieved the VBSpam+ award.“Bitdefender retains its record for the highest number of VBSpam awards achieved, having won one in each of the 26 tests we have run. But the Romanian vendor also has another record: without having missed a single legitimate email in the whole of 2013, it has now won four VBSpam+ awards in a row.”VIRUS BULLETIN’S VBSpam+, May 2013(Bitdefender Security for Mail Servers 3.1.2)Bitdefender Security for Mail Servers was granted with the third VBSpam+ award in a row, for its high spam catch rate and superior detection. With this 22nd top ranked award and 0 fails, Bitdefender reconfirms its efficiency and dedication in delivering the best antimalware protection.“As the only product that has participated in every VBSpam test and achieved a VBSpam award on every occasion, Bitdefender has good reason to be proud of its VBSpam test record.” READ MOREVIRUS BULLETIN’S VBSpam+, March 2013(Bitdefender Security for Mail Servers 3.1.2)Virus Bulletin granted Bitdefender Security for Mail Servers 3.1.2 the VBSpam+ award for its high spam catch rate and superior detection. With this award, Bitdefender marks four complete years of participation in every VBSpam test, constantly earning highly-ranked results.Based on the Virus Bulletin report, Bitdefender’s product “has never failed to achieve a VBSpam award and has regularly ranked among the better performers in the test….In fact, the product’s high spam catch rate combined with no false positives sees it earn its second VBSpam+ award in a row, with the second highest final score in this test.” READ MOREAV-COMPARATIVES – Product of the Year 2012(Bitdefender Antivirus)“Bitdefender clearly took the lead in the industry. It truly deserves this award.” – January 2013 | CEO Andreas Clementi AV-Comparatives. READ MOREAV-COMPARATIVES – APPROVED Corporate Product 2012(Bitdefender Security for Virtualized Environments)“We found Bitdefender Cloud Security for Endpoints to be very well suited to small business networks. The initial email provides essential information and links to start the installation very simply and clearly. We found deployment, monitoring and management to be very straightforward.” READ MOREAV-COMPARATIVES – APPROVED Corporate Product 2012(Bitdefender Cloud Security for Endpoints)“We found Bitdefender Cloud Security for Endpoints to be very well suited to small business networks. The initial email provides essential information and links to start the installation very simply and clearly. We found deployment, monitoring and management to be very straightforward.” READ MOREAV-TEST’S BEST PROTECTION 2012 ANNUAL AWARD(Bitdefender Internet Security 2012/2013)Bitdefender 2013 confirms its top position and dominates the tough AV-Test results, by reaching the top overall score in protection, repair and usability.AV-TEST’S BEST PROTECTION 2011 ANNUAL AWARD(Bitdefender Internet Security 2011/2012)“Bitdefender repeatedly impressed us throughout 2011,” said AV-TEST CEO Andreas Marx. “The competition was quite stiff throughout the year but we ended up with a clear winner. That makes it a pleasure to present our first annual award for Best Protection, home user, to Bitdefender.”The award reaffirms the quality of protection in both home and business products which use common detection technology. The distinction marks the debut of annual awards by AV-TEST Institute, the Magedeburg, Germany-based security software analysis firm recognized as an authority by Bitdefender and all competitors. It follows a series of awards throughout 2011 that have consistently placed Bitdefender ahead of all competitors in the level of protection.SECURITY PRODUCT OF THE YEAR 2011(Bitdefender Business Solutions 3.5)We liked this product’s ability to install anti-virus and security software across the network, even on unmanaged computers where there isn’t an installation of Active Directory. Also: Bitdefender’s approach is two-fer: It’s targeting SMBs with this product but also has begun engaging VARs more aggressively. It’s a good product with channel opportunity.”CRN’s distinguished “Products of the Year” list recognizes the most impressive new products of 2011. To determine this year’s list, CRN editors collaborated with the CRN Test Center to evaluate the latest products to enter the market. Judges reviewed hundreds of innovative new products and pared the list down to those products that that added significant value to the end user community while making an immediate impact on the solution provider community.VIRUS BULLETIN’S VB100(Bitdefender Client Security 3.1.9, Bitdefender Security for File Servers 3.5, Bitdefender Security for Samba 3.1.2)Virus Bulletin awarded VB100 for Bitdefender Security for File Servers 3.5 in October 2011 commenting “Detection rates in the infected sets were extremely impressive, close to perfect in most areas and dipping only slightly below 90% in the proactive week of the RAP sets.” In December 2010 Bitdefender Client Security 3.1.9 received VB100 award and in February 2011 Bitdefender Security for Samba 3.1.2 received VB100 award by obtaining the highest final score followed by a consecutive award also in February 2012.Virus Bulletin has carried out independent comparative testing of anti-virus products. The tests focus on virus detection rates and scanning speed, as well as looking at how each product fares when scanning a set files that are known to be clean. In order to display the VB100 logo, an anti-virus product must have demonstrated in our tests that: It detects all In the Wild viruses during both on-demand and on-access scanning, and it generates no false positives when scanning a set of clean files.VIRUS BULLETIN’S VBSPAM(Bitdefender Security for Mail Servers 3.0.2)The report in July 2011 concluded “Bitdefender’s anti-spam solution continues to be the only product to have won a VBSpam award in all 14 of our tests. Thanks in part to a total lack of false positives, the product achieved this month’s second highest final score.” After the test in March 2012 Bitdefender has won total of 18 VBSpam awards in row.Bitdefender’s antispam solutions have been tested by Virus Bulletin’s (VB) testing lab since the very first anti-spam test. Bitdefender’s solution is the only one that has won an award in every single VBSpam test, continuously improving spam catch rate combined with extremely few false positives has been leading always into top results.AV-COMPARATIVES – APPROVED Corporate Product 2011(Bitdefender Client Security 3.5, Bitdefender Security for File Servers 3.5, Bitdefender Security for Exchange 3.5)The report in July 2011 concluded “Bitdefender’s anti-spam solution continues to be the only product to have won a VBSpam award in all 14 of our tests. Thanks in part to a total lack of false positives, the product achieved this month’s second highest final score.” After the test in March 2012 Bitdefender has won total of 18 VBSpam awards in row.Bitdefender’s antispam solutions have been tested by Virus Bulletin’s (VB) testing lab since the very first anti-spam test. Bitdefender’s solution is the only one that has won an award in every single VBSpam test, continuously improving spam catch rate combined with extremely few false positives has been leading always into top results.