Alexandru Persunaru

Product Manager Bitdefender


As a Product Manager at Bitdefender, Alex specializes in connected home security products. With a background spanning over 16 years in telecom and 4 years in security, he brings experience and technical expertise to his role. Alex is passionate about making advanced security solutions accessible to consumers. His work at Bitdefender reflects a commitment to developing user-friendly products that effectively address the evolving challenges of connected home security.

Security on the Edge – Safeguarding Smart Homes

This presentation explores the topic of securing connected households. It discusses how to enhance security in the consumer market, tackles the challenges of protecting the high number of different IoTs while working within the limited resources of home routers. Additionally, it covers our concept of the “security onion.” Join us to gain insights into these important aspects of securing the smart home.

This presentation is co-presented with Ionut Leonte, Lead Software Engineer at Bitdefender. 

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Other speakers joining this year

Julien Ducarroz

Chief Executive Officer Orange Romania

Mihail-Iulian Plesa

Security Researcher Orange Services

Anca Coltescu

Associate Director for IT Security Operations MSD Romania

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Orange Romania is part of the Orange Group, one of the largest global telecommunications operators that connects hundreds of millions of customers worldwide. With over 11 million local customers and an annual turnover exceeding 1.5 billion euros, Orange Romania connects 1 in 2 Romanians and offers an extensive range of communication solutions for both individual and corporate customers, from basic connectivity services to complete mobile, fixed internet, TV packages, and complex IT&C solutions through Orange Business

Orange Romania is the number 1 operator in terms of network performance, and also holds nine consecutive Top Employer certifications, which confirm that Orange Romania, in addition to the remarkable products and services it offers, pays special attention to its employees and working environment. In the past 3 years Orange has launched two 5G Labs in Bucharest and Iasi, that aim to support researchers, startups and companies to test their 5G solutions in advance. 

In addition, Orange is a long-term supporter of the startup ecosystem through the Orange Fab accelerator program designed to support entrepreneurs in the development of innovative products and their distribution locally and internationally.

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