Bogdan Botezatu

Bogdan Botezatu has spent the past 12 years as Director of Threat Research at Bitdefender. His areas of expertise include malware deobfuscation, detection, removal and prevention. Bogdan is the author of A History of Malware and Botnets 101. Before joining Bitdefender, he worked at one of Romania's largest and oldest universities as network administrator in charge of SecOps and policies.
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Apr 26, 2017

Power Grid Must be a High Priority When it Comes to Cyber Security

Few industries impact as many people and businesses around the world as the power and ...

Here Come Software-Defined Data Centers - What are the Security Implications?

For many enterprises, the software-defined data canter (SDDC) is the IT infrastructure of ...

Why it’s Vital to Ensure Strong Security in a Hyperconverged Data Center

Among the hottest trends in data center technology today is the growth of hyperconvergence, ...

Feb 02, 2017

Beware of Fake News - From a Cybersecurity Standpoint

Fake news has been in the headlines a lot lately, after becoming a major topic of discussion ...

Jan 13, 2017

New Study Paints a Frightening Picture of the Cyber Security Landscape

A recent report by the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT), a cyber ...

Jan 09, 2017

Fight off Advanced Persistent Threats with Bitdefender Hypervisor Introspection at Citrix Summit 2017

Cybercrime is estimated to cost $6 trillion by 2021, while spending on cybersecurity ...

Federal Agencies Need to Step Up Cyber Security Efforts

People often complain about how the government spends money inefficiently—and in many cases ...

Dec 06, 2016

IoT - powered DDoS attacks and SCADA incidents will make top security headlines in 2017, Bitdefender predicts

Bitdefender experts predict a marked rise in IoT attacks against individuals and companies ...

Nov 22, 2016

Risky Business: How Telecommunications Companies Are Dealing with Threats

Few industries have as broad an impact on other sectors and on society in general as ...

Nov 15, 2016

Cyber Security Spending Spree Expected to Continue

Recent industry research studies provide a clear sense of what’s happening in terms of cyber ...

Oct 31, 2016

Manufacturers Face a Big Security Emerging Threat: IoT

Manufacturers have an especially intriguing challenge when it comes to cyber security. Not ...

Oct 17, 2016

Massive Yahoo Data Breach Shows Vulnerabilities of Entertainment, Media and Communications Companies

Some reports called it quite possibly the largest data breach of all time. Internet ...

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