Bitdefender and NETGEAR Partner to Bring Comprehensive IoT Security to Customers Worldwide

Bitdefender and NETGEAR Partner to Bring Comprehensive IoT Security to Customers Worldwide
10.01.2018 10:26 am

Bitdefender and NETGEAR Partner to Bring Comprehensive IoT Security to Customers Worldwide

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Bitdefender, a leading cybersecurity technology company protecting 500 million users worldwide and NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTGR), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, announced today a technology licensing agreement allowing NETGEAR to include Bitdefender's breakthrough IoT security technology on certain of its networking devices.

With advanced threats leveraging vulnerabilities in smart devices, this joint offering will secure IoT devices at the WiFi router level, reducing the threat of attacks and protecting sensitive user data from cybercriminals. Consumers can count on a comprehensive IoT security technology with the capability to detect devices within the NETGEAR Nighthawk WiFi Router network and identify those with vulnerabilities. NETGEAR Armor powered by Bitdefender will be first introduced on the Nighthawk AC2300 Smart WiFi router (R7000P) later this quarter.  

"Bitdefender is a leader in providing comprehensive security solutions for the connected home," said David J. Henry, NETGEAR senior Vice President of Connected Home. "Together we are providing customers with breakthrough technology to provide smart home security as part of our Nighthawk AC2300 Smart WiFi router. The key benefit of NETGEAR ARMOR, will be to provide a central security solution that protects all the devices in the home against cyber threats."

Ciprian Istrate, Bitdefender's Vice President of Consumer Solutions, stated, "We are excited about our new relationship with NETGEAR. The integration of our solutions will help prevent damaging breaches and attacks through various types of IoT devices, from doorbells to thermostats to baby monitors to security cameras to smart TVs. We're pleased that our long history of breakthroughs in IT security can now be a part of a new offering that helps protect IoT devices from cyber criminals."

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