Awards, Certifications and Accolades
"To succeed today, antivirus vendors have to provide great protection without affecting the performance of a user’s system. Every vendor attempts to get the balance right, but this year the most recommended company in the antivirus market was the Slovakia-based ESET, edging past larger, better-known competitors."
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2011 Editors' Best and Community Choice Award Winner by Windows IT Pro Magazine
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition was named the Bronze Community Choice winner in “Best Antivirus/Anti-Malware product” category.
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.
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."
Seal of Approval
ESET Smart Security 5 received the esteemed PTPA (Parents Tested Parent Approved) Seal of Approval, the most publicized and highly recognized award seal in North America.
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.
Most "Advanced+" Awards
ESET has more “Advanced+” awards in retrospective tests than any other vendor. To receive this highest ranking, product has to have excellent heuristic detection rates and low false positives.
Editors' Choice Award
The coveted CNET Editors' Choice award recognizes outstanding consumer electronics that represent the best available choice for quality, performance, design, service, value, and its logo is a mark of excellence denoting the best possible investment for consumers.
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.
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.
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 2008, ESET NOD32 Antivirus was recommended as the best from PCDYI, one of the most popular computer magazines in Taiwan, especially popular with heavy users of computer software.