ESET Solutions for Education


ESET Security Provides Value and Versatility

From K-12 districts to universities, educational institutions have unique needs related to IT, business continuity and security—not to mention limited budgets. So whether you’re supporting legacy operating systems and aging computers, implementing Common Core State Standards (CCSS), creating digital learning environments or serving a tech-savvy, BYOD university crowd, ESET can help you.

  • Minimize risk and maximize system uptime with award-winning software that runs quickly and seamlessly in the background.
  • Get affordable protection for your computers, smartphones, laptops and tablets with our cross-platform, bundled solutions.
  • Automate tasks and updates and reduce demands on IT staff with our single-console management system.
  • Use our Rip and Replace™ service to replace outdated, underperforming antivirus programs from other vendors quickly and at low cost.
  • Easily install and manage everything from gateways to endpoints, legacy hardware to new tablets, from one central console.
  • Achieve and maintain compliance with regulations including FERPA, CIPA, PCI and HIPAA using ESET security solutions.
  • Receive on-site cybersecurity training for staff, IT policy reviews and tech support.

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Education Security Provides the Control You Need

Antimalware/Heuristics
Protect your systems, including legacy and cross-platform environments, without impacting your users, with fast, light-footprint protection against viruses and malware. The ESET innovative heuristic detection anticipates new viruses before they’re even released.

Device Control
Safely accommodate BYOD users and protect against malware introduced by removable media and storage devices. Minimize exposure of PII, intellectual property and sensitive personal data.

Web Filtering
Prevent users from visiting compromised websites that can bring malware into your network. Enforce your Internet use policy to comply with the Child Internet Protection Act (CIPA) and other laws. Ensure consistent testing environments for online assessments under CCSS.

Email Security
Protect your users from spear phishing attacks, which can result in serious data breaches. Keep email servers free from malware and inboxes free of spam. Learn more

Two-Factor Authentication
Safeguard against unauthorized access to student and other records due to compromised user passwords, without the hassle and expense of hardware tokens. Learn more

Encryption
Make sure confidential data stored on removable drives, laptop hard drives or transmitted in email messages is secure with FIPS 140-2 Level 1 validated encryption, provided by ESET Technology Alliance Partner DESlock+®. Learn more

 

Professional Services Empower Business Continuity

ESET and its local partners support your compliance efforts with:

  • Cyberthreat assessments to identify and address vulnerabilities in your environment.
  • IT/Internet use policy review and recommendations to mitigate current and future risks.
  • Cybersecurity training for faculty and staff, conducted on site or remotely.

Resources

Case Studies


Bensalem Township School District

“ESET has always been in the top tier of antivirus products. We did research on our own, read reviews, asked what other districts were using, and then tested it for two months. We went with ESET and have never looked back.”
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Wesleyan University

“Our computers worked much faster. And it did its job without any user intervention. Our physicians and staff all reported how much faster their computers were.”
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Babson College

"After the rollout of ESET, we immediately saw a dramatic decrease in spyware and virus infections within our network."
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Central Point School District

"ESET has helped us do more with less."
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Solutions Overview and Relevant Articles


Security Solutions for Education

Find out how ESET solutions handle your security concerns so you can spend more time supporting your faculty, staff, students and education initiatives.
Download Solutions Overview

 

How Do We Protect Kids from Online Predators?

We all want kids to be able to explore and enjoy the Internet, but what about safety? Setting guidelines about sharing information is a start. ESET researcher Lysa Myers shares the latest tips.
Download Tech Brief

 

 

Webcasts


How Do You Protect Your Educational Institution from Cyberattacks?
Recorded on September 18, 2013 (54 min, 9 sec)
Cameron Camp, Security Researcher, ESET North America
What is the best way to protect your educational institution from zero-day vulnerability threats? The bad guys are hard at work trying to exploit zero-day vulnerability, and schools and universities could be the target.

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Podcast


Getting Smart About Security

Most cyberattacks can be prevented–educating yourself is the first step. ESET security researcher Stephen Cobb explains.

Getting Smart About Security

Recorded on July 5, 2013

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Who's Responsible for Social Media Safety?

Are individuals responsible? Or Internet service providers and government? Learn more from ESET security researcher Stephen Cobb.

Who's Responsible for Social Media Safety?

Recorded on May 17, 2013

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Events

 

 

 

Overview: Join the world's top IT specialists and vendors to learn how key technologies work together to improve both business and security.
Date: April 1-3, 2014
Location: Las Vegas, NV

Overview: Premier gathering of the higher education IT community.
Date: September 30-October 1, 2014
Location: Orlando, FL

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