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BitDefender Security Software Awarded a Total of Eight Checkmark Certifications

BitDefender, a leading supplier of antivirus software and data security solutions, has secured the prestigious Integrated Threat Management Certification, following independent testing performed by West Coast Labs. This certification is granted only to products that have successfully passed and continuously satisfy the requirements of a combination of criteria for effective functionality and performance in a content security context.

Additional certification categories include the following BitDefender technologies: Anti-Spyware Desktop, Anti-Spyware Installed, Anti-Trojan, Anti-Virus Desktop, Anti-Virus Disinfection and Desktop Firewall.

BitDefender Total Security 2008 provides users with the ultimate proactive protection from Internet security threats. Its system maintenance and integrated backup tools keeps user PCs running fast and protected from data loss.

“These certifications reassure our customers of BitDefender’s commitment to providing customers with the very best in proactive security protection,” said Bogdan Dumitru, BitDefender’s chief technology officer.

“BitDefender Total Security 2008 offers a range of technology solutions to common security problems in an easy to configure and use product,” said Matt Garrad, senior technical manager of West Coast Labs. “The solution has proved itself in a number of areas and is well suited for home and small office users.”

Please visit the West Coast Labs Certification Page to view the Checkmark certifications for BitDefender Total Security 2008.

About West Coast Labs
Part of the Haymarket Media Group, West Coast Labs is a global leader in technical research, testing and the Checkmark Certification of information security products and services. With market-leading technology and testing facilities accredited to ISO17025 in the UK, USA and India, West Coast Labs' services and the Checkmark Certification System are being used by the leading global brands to create market advantage and by large business enterprises for obtaining crucial technical insight into product performance. For more information about West Coast Labs visit and for Checkmark Certification information visit

About BitDefender®

BitDefender is the creator of one of the industry's fastest and most effective lines of internationally certified security software. Since our 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. For more information please visit


Mike Ottewell
MJO Associates for BitDefender UK
Tel: 01538 361217

Nick Billington
BitDefender Country Manager
(UK and Ireland)
Tel: 08451305096
Fax:- 0845 130 5069

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