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08 Sep 2016

Smoothwall introduces market leading BitDefender as new anti-malware solution

As part of our Glamis release, Smoothwall have integrated the technology of market leading anti-malware engine, BitDefender, which replaces our previous solution.

The upgrade brings with it an increase to the maximum file size which can be scanned from 100MB to 1GB, and covers a comprehensive range of file types. Whilst the upgrade will not change the user interface, we take a closer look into why BitDefender was chosen as the anti-malware engine of choice.


Trusted market leader

“The #1 Security Product in the World - Consistent and Unbeaten” is the statement BitDefender make on their website, and we can see why.

BitDefender have over 15 years experience in the anti-virus industry, with a global presence. Currently, BitDefender protect more users than any other provider across the globe, with over 500 million users worldwide.

BitDefender are constantly innovating and have won several awards for their technologies over the years and continue to be leaders in independent accuracy tests, giving you peace of mind you are using a best of breed solution.

BitDefender’s dynamic threat prevention technology works on two core principles; detecting threats before they happen and proactive threat detection.

There are more points of entry for external threats than ever before, including legitimate websites being compromised, malvertising, website misdirection, phishing emails and fraudulent sites, to name a few.

It's advanced anti-malware solution responds to threats in real time, offering zero day threat prevention. Bitdefender is able to identify malicious, fraudulent or phishing URLs before they even enter the gateway device, and will block suspicious files from executing in milliseconds.

The Complete Solution

Combining BitDefender’s best-of-breed anti-malware solution into the Smoothwall UTM gives you a complete web filtering and security solution, designed to protect you from internal and external threats.

Research has shown that 95% of security breaches is down to human error, but you can rest assured that your organisation and it’s users will be protected against malicious threats to your network with our advanced solution.

For more details on our partnership with BitDefender, or to request a trial of our UTM solution, please get in touch.  

We'd like to hear what you think about our new BitDefender Integration, let us know by leaving your comments below.

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