Bitdefender is anti-malware software that protects your data from cyber-threats. Bitdefender the company is located in Romania and has been developing online protection since 2001. They have corporate and home user solutions, each with different levels of features. Bitdefender replaced AVX, an earlier anti-malware application.
Bitdefender has won numerous PC Magazine awards, claims to offer zero impact malware protection (instead of other anti-malware software that can slow you computer down from intense checking) using their online subscription solution and their PHOTON technology, and use machine learning to improve malware detection and security.
Bit defender also offers file encryption to protect your files, also called file vaults. For more information, see this article from the Bitdefender support website
For more information, see the Bitdefender website
ITS does not recommend any specific brand of Anti-virus software.