Bitdefender is committed to helping health professionals once their attacks Hackers have quadrupled during his pandemic COVID-19
OR Bitdefender, a leading cybersecurity company that protects more than 500 million systems worldwide, announced today that it will offer free business digital security solutions to all healthcare providers worldwide in an effort to help mobilize global support during the pandemic Covid-19
Health Organizations of all sizes in Greece and Cyprus, from small dental clinics and ophthalmology centers to clinics, clinics and large hospitals, can visit the link:
and submit their request for free use of its products Bitdefender. For large organizations with increased requirements, the Bitdefender will also offer its professional services and its most advanced technologies such as Network Traffic Security Analytics.
Its telemetry Bitdefender indicates the number of malicious reports associated with Covid-19 increased more than 475% so far in March. For the next period, the attacks are expected to increase more than five times the total number of incidents in February. Most malware has been reported in the United States, Turkey, France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Spain, Canada, Romania and Thailand, as these malware campaigns have focused on the countries with the highest positive cases in the coronavirus.
"The hacker have acted opportunistically and immorally, taking advantage of this period of uncertainty to spread malware, conducting “fishing” (Phishing"and cyber fraud against the organizations most affected," he said Florin Talpes, CEO of Bitdefender.
"We are grateful for the work of health professionals worldwide and seek to support them by providing protection for their organizations' sensitive information in a way that seamlessly secures their work and allows them to focus on treating patients and slowing its spread." virus ».
This is not the first time Bitdefender participate in providing assistance to communities in general. Since 2013, the company based in Romania has been cooperating with TechSoup - a non-profit international network providing technology support services to NGOs. From 2020, the charity program Bitdefender offered zero-cost security software to protect more than 16.000 NGOs in 106 countries around the world.
The application for access to its corporate solutions Bitdefender will be offered until the end of June, assessing the needs of organizations and extending free use for up to 12 months.