October 21, 2011 | San Diego | Press Releases

ESET Smart Security 5 Earns Coveted “Parent Tested Parent Approved” Seal Of Approval

ESET today announced that ESET Smart Security 5 has been awarded the Parent Tested Parent Approved (PTPA) Winner’s Seal of Approval. PTPA Media has North America’s largest volunteer parent testing community, with over 40,000 parents. Consumers looking for high-quality products and services can rest assured that when they see the PTPA Winner’s Seal, it’s evidence of product excellence as evaluated by unbiased parent consumers.

ESET Smart Security 5 was among many entries from across North America competing to earn the PTPA™ Seal. Because independent parent volunteers evaluate these products in their own homes, PTPA winners are chosen based on merit and consumer experience – not on commercial considerations.

“While numerous products claim to be built with families in mind, only a few select products earn the trusted PTPA Seal of Approval, and we are honored to receive such recognition,” said Andrew Lee, CEO of ESET North America. “Receiving the PTPA Seal of Approval is a further testament of ESET’s commitment to providing consumers with a security solution that combines proactive software protection with an interactive education component. By enabling users to quickly and easily understand and identify Internet threats, we are helping them become their own best-defense.”

In September, ESET released the latest generation of its flagship products, ESET Smart Security 5 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5, which offer a number of new and improved features, including: parental control, ESET Live Grid featuring cloud-enhanced whitelisting, removable media management, advanced Host-based Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) and a gamer mode.

“At PTPA Media, we are proud to play a role in certifying innovative products that families can trust,” says Sharon Vinderine, CEO and founder of PTPA Media Inc. “When consumers search for our Seal of Approval on product packaging and web sites, they are essentially searching for validation from their peers.  Their peers will have objectively tested and approved these products based on their performance in a real life environment. That type of resource for families is priceless.”

Read more about why real-life PTPA testers believe ESET Smart Security is a superior product and deserving of the PTPA Seal of Approval at: http://www.ptpamedia.com/product-listing#/category/1577/73/Virus-Protection-Software/ESET-Smart-Security-5


About ESET

Founded in 1992, ESET is a global provider of security solutions for businesses and consumers. The Company pioneered, and continues to lead, the industry in proactive threat detection. ESET NOD32 Antivirus holds the world record for the number of Virus Bulletin "VB100” Awards, and has never missed a single “In-the-Wild” worm or virus since the inception of testing in 1998. ESET NOD32 Antivirus, ESET Smart Security and ESET Cybersecurity for Mac are trusted by millions of global users and are among the most recommended security solutions in the world.

The Company has global headquarters in Bratislava (Slovakia), with regional distribution headquarters in San Diego (U.S.), Buenos Aires (Argentina), and Singapore. ESET has malware research centers in Bratislava, San Diego, Buenos Aires, Prague (Czech Republic), Krakow (Poland), Montreal (Canada), Moscow (Russia), and an extensive partner network in 180 countries.