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Defender / Bitdefender

by | 20. November 2023 | IT-Glossary-EN

“Defender” and “Bitdefender” are two different security software products designed to protect computers and networks from different types of threats, especially malware. They are two separate security solutions from different providers:


Microsoft Defender is a security software from Microsoft. It provides protection against viruses, malware, ransomware and other threats for Windows operating systems. It is integrated into Windows 10 and Windows 11 and offers both an antivirus and an anti-malware solution.
Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP): This is an advanced version of Microsoft Defender designed specifically for corporate environments. It offers threat detection and defense, security monitoring and incident response capabilities.


Bitdefender is an independent provider of security software. They offer a wide range of security products for various platforms, including Windows, macOS, Android and iOS. Bitdefender solutions include antivirus, anti-malware, anti-ransomware and firewall features to protect endpoints and networks.
Bitdefender GravityZone: Bitdefender GravityZone is an enterprise-grade security platform that provides advanced threat protection, endpoint security and management capabilities. It is often used in enterprise environments.

Defender / Bitdefender for companies

Developer: Windows Defender is a security software from Microsoft that is integrated into Windows operating systems. It is also known under the name “Windows Security”.

Functions: Windows Defender provides basic security features such as antivirus and antimalware protection, firewall, security updates and real-time protection against various threats.

Target group: Windows Defender is primarily intended for home users and small businesses, as it is built into Windows operating systems. For larger companies with more extensive security requirements, it may be necessary to use additional security solutions.

Developer: Bitdefender is an independent provider of security solutions for businesses and home users. Bitdefender offers various security products for businesses, including Bitdefender GravityZone and Bitdefender Total Security for Business.

Features: Bitdefender for Business offers comprehensive protection against viruses, malware, ransomware, phishing and other threats. It also includes features such as network security, encryption, security management and threat intelligence.

Target group: Bitdefender is aimed at companies of all sizes, from small businesses to large corporations. It offers scalable solutions that can cover the security needs of different companies.

Bitdefender and cybersecurity

Bitdefender is a leading cybersecurity company offering comprehensive solutions to protect computers, mobile devices and corporate networks from various digital threats. Bitdefender’s strengths lie in the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning to detect threats in real time and respond proactively. These technologies make it possible to effectively fend off new and evolving cyber threats.

Bitdefender also offers user-friendly security solutions, including cloud-based security and data protection tools to safeguard user privacy. Recognition from independent test labs and experts underlines Bitdefender’s high quality and effectiveness in the cybersecurity industry.

These services are offered by New Media Service GmbH in the Bitdefender / Defender area

The security of your company is our top priority. We also offer training for your employees to ensure they can use the full range of features. Contact us to find out more about integrating Bitdefender and Windows Defender into your business.