published 22 Nov 2014 2 minutes 19 seconds to read


Meet the covert agents of Hungarian BitNinja, who got inspired by everyday hackers to develop their server security system

About us.

Our one-line pitch is...
BitNinja is a server defense system which is self-learning and works as a social defense network.

The core of our team...
Zsolt Egri, the dreamer of BitNinja. As the owner of a 12-year old hosting company, he is a real opinion leader in IT Security in Hungary.

Jozsef Palfi is his ’right hand’, doing all white hat hacking in the background.

And all that plus creativity comes from the marketing manager ninja girls, Viktoria Veréb and Boglarka Angalet.

Our office in looks like...
an original, historic, civic apartment in the heart of Debrecen with a little bit of twist. There are sci-fi relics and whiteboards everywhere, even in the dining room. And of course the centre of the office is the coffe machine and the table soccer. 

The person that inspires us most...
is Richars Branson, definitely. He’s a real businessman to look up to and made a difference in this world. He left his mark and that’s the most we ever want to reach.

About our journey so far.

Our everyday battle against hackers inspired us to create BitNinja."

Before we started we were...
running a hosting company for 12 years. Our everyday battle against hackers inspired us to create BitNinja. We have hosted thousands of websites and operated more than 100 servers so we have great experience with server security issues by today. That is how we became passionate about hacker hunting.

We received our initial capital through...
We are ’self-funded’ at the moment. 

Our most difficult time so far was...
A few years ago – back at the hosting company - we had an increscent problem: number of evolving cyber criminals was on the rise and more and more customers fell victim to hacked websites. One day we had a downtime of six hours ourselvesand decided to take control over this apocalypse. That day we started planning the BitNinja server defense system that solved out everything.

About little steps and big dreams.

Our next target is...
We have already blocked 90 million web attacks in six months. Our next target is to have more users and block 90 million attacks in three months. We really want to slow down the increasing number of hacker activities in the next years.

If you say investment we say...
only if you belive in the mission of BitNinja as much as we do.

The one thing, we couldn't go on without is...
our users who always reflect to every step, so that we can keep improving BitNinja.

Our current development state is...

In five years we want to be...
the team that ’black hat hackers’ complain about. We’d like to have ’white hat hackers’ working with us from all over the world and have lots of success stories in our pocket.


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