Bogdan Botezatu is a computer security expert and editor of HOTforSecurity.com. He has a strong background in computer networking and antimalware research.
Bogdan Botezatu is Senior e-threat analyst for Bitdefender. He has worked for the Romanian provider of innovative antivirus solutions since 2007. His areas of expertise are cyberwarfare, mobile and social networks malware.
As Senior e-threat analyst, he was part of the teams that developed the Bitdefender USB Immunizer and Bitdefender Removal Tools. More than that, he was the author of Malware History, an overview of the most notable developments in the malware landscape, Securing Wireless Networks, that provides tips and tricks on how to shield your home network from intruders, and Safe Blogging Guide, that highlights key recommendations on how to keep your blog and identity safe.
Bogdan Botezatu has spoken at various computer security conferences around the world, including IPEXPO, DefCAMP and international seminars, such as “Current Methods for Combating Cybercrime”, organized by IMPACT Alliance.
Before joining Bitdefender he has activated as system administrator at the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, where he supervised the implementation of IT functions in the educational sector for non-IT-related specialties.