2012 Editors' Best Antivirus/Anti-Malware Product
ESET was named as a silver medal winner of the "2012 Editors' Best Awards" in the Best Antivirus/Anti-Malware Product category by Penton Media's Windows IT Pro. The 2012 Editors' Best Awards are based on a product's strategic importance to market, its competitive advantages, and its value to customers.
2012 Reader Trust Award
ESET Smart Security has been recognized as the Best Anti-Malware Management solution after proving the product’s success and overall impact to the Reader Trust Voting Panel who are SC Magazine readers that are high-lever IT security executives.
2012 Top Rated Product
ESET Smart Security 5 received the AV-Comparatives “Top rated product of 2012” award, for achieving high overall performance, demonstrating low system impact and having one of the lowest false positive scores in the AV-Comparatives 2012 tests.
2011 Best Usability
ESET Smart Security 5 won Best Usability 2011 Award by AV-TEST among 18 other vendors. The award is given based on ESS’s performance in terms of minimizing notification messages, false positives and overall low system impact.
76 Virus Bulletin VB100 Awards
ESET NOD32 Antivirus has achieved more Virus Bulletin VB100 Awards than any other product. In order to get awarded, product must detect all In-the-Wild viruses while reporting no false positives. ESET NOD32 has never missed an In-The-Wild virus.
Highest Rating, Advanced+
ESET has more “Advanced+” awards in retrospective tests than any other vendor. To receive this highest ranking, product has to have excellent excellent detection rates and low false positives.
2011 Readers Choice Awards
Readers vote on the best business-grade desktop and server antivirus and antispyware products. "Whoever believes commoditization drained innovation and competition from the enterprise antimalware market clearly hasn’t been paying attention to ESET. The Slovakian firm and its NOD32 Antivirus product leapfrogged its way to the top the 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards."
Readers Trust Awards 2010 Finalist
ESET has been long recognized by SC Magazine's reviewers and readers. In January 2009 ESET Smart Security – Business Edition was awarded 5 out of 5 stars. A few months later, it was named finalist for "Readers Choice, Best Anti-Malware Solution".
2011 Global Customer Value Enhancement Award in Endpoint Security
Based on the findings of their Best Practices research, Frost & Sullivan's global research organization of 1,800 analyst presented the 2011 Global Customer Value Enhancement Award in Endpoint Security to ESET.
Every year the Inc. 5000 celebrates the remarkable achievements of today's entrepreneurial superstars – the men and women leading the 5000 fastest-growing private companies in America. For the past three years, ESET has been named a member of this exclusive club.
In May 2010, ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition was awarded with the "Citrix Ready" certification. This certification confirms that the solution works effectively on Citrix XenApp virtual environments.
ESET is the only antivirus company to achieve ICSA antivirus detection certifications for both Windows and Mac OS X operating systems. ESET Endpoint Security is certified on Windows 7 64-bit in both antivirus detection and cleaning. ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition for Mac is certified on Mac OS X for antivirus cleaning.
West Coast Labs' Checkmark certifications are given based on products' ability to detect and remove threats. ESET currently holds Checkmark certifications in both detection and removal of infections across our endpoint, mobile, file server and mail server security product families.
Each quarter, AV-Test.org tests security products in the areas of protection, repair and usability. ESET met all the requirements and achieved certification for Windows 7, Windows XP and Windows Vista Operating System.
In December 2008, ESET Smart Security was awarded with CheckVir Mailscanner award. To pass the certification process, antivirus products must stop all infected outgoing and incoming e-mail messages.