BitDefender Partners with National Book Store in the Philippines

Pasig City, Philippines (PressExposure) July 13, 2009 -- Following the successful anti-piracy campaign, “Bit Piracy at its Own Game” initiated last year, BitDefender®, an award-winning provider of innovative anti-malware security solutions, continues its academic program, announcing today the availability of BitDefender security software in National Book Store branches in Metro Manila, Philippines, starting July 20, 2009. National Book Store is the Philippine's largest retail chain of bookstores, frequently visited by parents and students looking for school and office supplies.

In today’s evolved world, working parents often allow older children to look after themselves for the few hours between the end of the school day and the day’s end at work. Even the most perceptive and mature children can fall prey to temptation and to the guise of online predators.

To help curb lure of online temptations, one of the main features of BitDefender’s 2009 Internet Security and Total Security is Parental Control, an easy-to-use and powerful tool which allows parents to monitor, restrict and filter their child’s computer use. The main modules of parental control feature is a time limit component (access to computer, web or to some applications is limited to certain time periods for predetermined users) and a web filtering component, which blocks inappropriate content in several categories.

“BitDefender is proud to partner with National Book Store – aiding their commitment to provide security solutions within parents’ reach," said Vitor Souza, BitDefender Global Communications Manager. "Parental Control resolves the dilemma of how to avoid harmful content and potentially dangerous communication with strangers, helping parents set healthy and safe parameters for their children.”

“By making BitDefender 2009 available in National Book Store branches in Metro Manila, we want to make sure parents and students can purchase original software at a convenient location and an affordable price by simply going to their nearest National Book Store,” said Patricia B. Celis, VP for sales and marketing at IPSYSTEMS Inc (, the Philippine distributor of BitDefender.

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BitDefender is the creator of one of the industry's fastest and most effective lines of internationally certified security software. Since its 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. More information about BitDefender and its products are available at the company’s security solutions press room. Additionally, BitDefender’s provides background and the latest updates on security threats helping users stay informed in the everyday battle against malware.

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Press Release Submitted On: July 12, 2009 at 11:43 pm
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