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Avira develops a cybersecurity platform that provides antivirus, privacy, IoT, SDK and internet security solutions to businesses and personal devices. Read more

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CEO

Travis Witteveen

CEO Approval Rating

50/100

Founded:

1986

Status:

PrivateAcquisition Pending from Nortonlifelock, Inc.

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Panda Security is the biggest rival of Avira. Panda Security was founded in 1990, and its headquarters is in Bilbao, Vizcaya. Panda Security operates in the Systems Software industry. Panda Security has 88 more employees than Avira.

Bitdefender has been one of Avira's top competitors. Bitdefender is a Private company that was founded in Bucharest, Bucureşti in 2001. Bitdefender competes in the Systems Software industry. Bitdefender has 1,088 more employees vs. Avira.

Kaspersky is Avira's #3 rival. Kaspersky was founded in 1997 in Moscow, Moscow (city). Kaspersky is in the Application Software industry. Kaspersky generates $585M more revenue than Avira.

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Avira Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
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BullGuard Limited

Feb 2021

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BullGuard is an England-based cybersecurity platform that provides internet security and identity protection solutions to businesses.

These are all the companies that Avira has acquired. Avira's latest acquisition was BullGuard Limited in Feb 2021. BullGuard is an England-based cybersecurity platform that provides internet security and identity protection solutions to businesses.

Avira Funding History

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Avira Investments

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These are all the companies that Avira has invested in. Avira's latest investment was BullGuard Limited in Feb 2021. BullGuard is an England-based cybersecurity platform that provides internet security and identity protection solutions to businesses.

Avira News

February 12, 2021Deal Advisors

POELLATH advises Avira on acquisition of BullGuard

AVIRA has acquired BullGuard, London. Both companies are now part of Norton-LifeLock. The two compani... See more »
January 15, 2021EDMTunes

AVIRA feat Grace Ackerman- Run To You

AVIRA, one of the most prolific artists in the industry presents his first single of 2021 called 'Run... See more »
December 14, 2020Pulse2.0

Why NortonLifeLock Is Buying Avira For About $360 Million

NortonLifeLock (NASDAQ: NLOK) recently announced it is buying Avira in an all-cash transaction for ap... See more »
December 11, 2020Global Legal Chronicle

NortonLifeLock's $360 Million Acquisition of Avira

McDermott advised Investcorp Technology Partners on the deal. NortonLifeLock, a leading name in globa... See more »
December 10, 2020CRN

NortonLifeLock to acquire cybersecurity firm Avira for $360mn

Read Article Consumer cybersecurity brand NortonLifeLock has said it will acquire German cybersecurit... See more »
December 7, 2020TechCrunch

NortonLifeLock acquires Avira in $360M all-cash deal, 8 months after Avira was acquired for $180M

Only eight months after getting acquired for $180 million, Avira is changing hands again, for double ... See more »
December 7, 2020The Business Journals: Phoenix

NortonLifeLock to expand global reach with acquisition of German company

NortonLifeLock Inc. announced on Dec. 7 plans to acquire German cybersecurity company Avira, giving t... See more »

Avira Blogs

March 24, 2020Avira Blog

Three steps to secure your online (and offline) life

Security is not really about technology. It's about you protecting your life story, your time, and yo... See more »
March 23, 2020Avira Blog

Cerberus trojan flies under the COVID-19 flag

Be careful what you touch and download. Cerebus trojan has been customized with a coronavirus / COVID... See more »
March 19, 2020Avira Blog

5 steps and one click for securing your new home office

Here are five easy steps and one click for making your new mandatory home office more secure and sens... See more »
March 16, 2020Avira Blog

The good, bad, and ugly of Coronavirus IT

Yes, there’s an app for COVID-19 -- that that may be fine and it might also be very damaging. The po... See more »
March 11, 2020Avira Blog

Avira’s entire global workforce to work from home in preventative anti-COVID-19 move

Avira is sending its workforce to their home offices to support efforts to slow the spread of COVID-1... See more »
March 9, 2020Avira Blog

Forget the best, you really want to know the worst in IoT smart devices

It's hard to Ignore glowing reviews of the bestest and newest - but you should. The odds are stacked ... See more »
March 4, 2020Avira Blog

Data privacy is more than facial recognition – but it’s harder to see in the mirror

Worried about your private photos being scrapped from the internet and added into Clearwater's facial... See more »

Avira Press Releases

October 3, 2018Webnewswire

AVIRA 1800-9828520 RENEWAL CONTACT AVIRA TEC-H SUPPORT CARE

number AVIRA e support phone number AVIRA customer service phone number AVIRA helpdesk toll free RAVI... See more »
June 25, 2018EIN Presswire

Wedge Networks Increases Functionality and Performance of Industry Leading Malware Prevention Platform

Rel. 2.0 of the Wedge Advanced Malware Blocker Introduces Support for Avira Anti-malware Technology &... See more »
February 22, 2018Business Wire

Avira SafeThings WiFi Router Will Provide Comprehensive Protection for Smart Homes Against Cyber Threats

TETTNANG, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avira announces the introduction of Avira SafeThings WiFi Router,... See more »
April 26, 2017Marketwired

Finjan Mobile Announces Go-to-Market Technology Partnership with Avira

Parties Sign Cross-License to Each Other's Patents... See more »
February 14, 2017PressReleasePoint

Huawei Signs MoU with Avira to Announce Partnership on Cloud-Based Zero Day and Malware Protection

San Francisco, February 14, 2016] On the second day of RSA2017, Huawei and Avira signed a Memorandum ... See more »
December 19, 2016Business Wire

No More Awkward 'Forgot Password' Moments

TETTNANG, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avira has just launched Avira Password Manager to provide users w... See more »

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Avira develops a cybersecurity platform that provides antivirus, privacy, IoT, SDK and internet security solutions to businesses and personal devices. Avira was founded in 1986. Avira's headquarters is located in Tettnang, Baden-Württemberg, DE 88069....

CEO

Avira's CEO, Travis Witteveen, currently has an approval rating of 50%. Avira's primary competitors are Panda Security, Bitdefender & Kaspersky.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Avira

  1. When was Avira founded?

    Avira was founded in 1986
  2. Who is Avira's CEO?

    Avira's CEO is Travis Witteveen
  3. How much revenue does Avira generate?

    Avira generates $100M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Avira have?

    Avira has historically raised $0 in funding
  1. Where is Avira's headquarters?

    Avira's headquarters is in Tettnang Baden-Württemberg, DE
  2. How many employees does Avira have?

    Avira has 512 employees
  3. What sector does Avira operate in?

    Avira is in Application Software
  4. Who are Avira's competitors?

    Avira's top competitors are Panda Security, Bitdefender, Kaspersky