Optimize devices, scan for security and even use Parental Controls through Bitdefender BOX 2 via smart voice assistants
SANTA CLARA, California and BUCHAREST, Romania, July 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ Bitdefender, a leading global cybersecurity technology company protecting over 500 million users worldwide, is pleased to announced that Bitdefender BOX 2 now works with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, letting users control Bitdefender BOX or receive status updates about the protected devices through a simple, convenient list of voice commands.
Bitdefender BOX 2, which protects all smart gadgets and connected devices in a home from the rapid expansion of cyber crime, now works with the most popular voice-activated assistants in the US, France and Germany. A French-language Amazon skill will be available shortly.
Users can now wield the world's most effective smart home defense with easy phrases such as, "Alexa ask Bitdefender: Do I have vulnerable devices in my network," or, "OK, Google, ask Bitdefender to run a scan on my laptop."
For Google Home, users can also enjoy the feature with the voice command on devices running on Android 5.0 and above, iOS 10.0 and above, and Chromebooks. It also works for Amazon on Alexa, Echo Dot, Echo, Echo Show, Echo Spot and Fire TV Cube.
"Protecting yourself from the full array of cyber crime - from ransomware and spyware to botnets and even zero-day attacks - has just become more convenient," explains Bitdefender's Vice President Consumer Solutions, Ciprian Istrate. "Integration with voice assistants will allow you to seamlessly integrate elite-level security into your smart home, and the open interactive experience will create a relaxed routine that will allow all members of the family to take full advantage of the convenience of a smart home in complete safety."
Bitdefender is a global security technology company that provides cutting edge end-to-end cyber security solutions and advanced threat protection to more than 500 million users in more than 150 countries. Since 2001, Bitdefender has consistently produced award-winning business and consumer security technology, and is a provider of choice in both hybrid infrastructure security and endpoint protection. Through R&D, alliances and partnerships, Bitdefender is trusted to be ahead and deliver robust security you can rely on.
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