Industry and customer recognition

ESET cybersecurity solutions are recognized in the industry, and regularly acknowledged by leading analysts, independent testing organizations as well as individual customers.

What industry analysts are saying

Endpoint Protection Platform

ESET is among the Customers’ Choice vendors of 2019 recognized in the Gartner Peer Insights “Voice of the Customer” report.

Takeaways from the report
  • Gartner Peer Insights recognizes the vendors that are the most highly rated by their customers through the Customers’ Choice distinction.
  • The Voice of the Customer report offers a synthesis of vendor reviews and ratings, peer insights, and lessons learned for those in the buying cycle for an endpoint protection platform.
  • We believe ESET Endpoint Security was recognized for the ease of implementation, reliability, timeliness of vendor response and the quality of technical support.

ESET reaffirmed 'Champion' status in Canalys Global Cybersecurity Leadership Matrix 2021.


Takeaways from the report
  • The Leadership Matrix considered 19 cybersecurity vendors to assess their channel and market performance over the last 12 months, as well as their leadership and change capabilities.
  • ESET was one of only eight vendors to acquire the Champion status.
  • ESET achieved the highest aggregated score from all vendors in Candefero benchmark cybersecurity indicators, with the highest-rated product availability & supply, and ease of doing business metrics.
Endpoint Protection Platform

ESET has been recognized as a sample vendor in The Forrester Tech Tide™: Zero Trust Threat Prevention, Q3 2020, namely in the endpoint security suite and mobile security suite categories.

Takeaways from the report
  • According to Forrester, “Zero Trust (ZT) threat prevention is critical to firms’ ability to win, serve, and retain their customers.”
  • As Forrester also notes in their research, using Zero Trust threat prevention technologies, security pros can create perimeters around networks, applications, workloads, data, and servers, all in an effort to thwart an attack before it can become a breach.
  • Most enterprise buyers prefer endpoint security suites over individual endpoint protection point products. They also expect this trend to continue as suite vendors evolve into automated threat prevention and detection platforms.
Enterprise Detection And Response

ESET was included in the Now Tech: Enterprise Detection And Response, Q1 2020 report - Forrester's overview of 29 enterprise Detection and Response solutions.

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Takeaways from the report
  • The report provides an analysis of the EDR market based on two factors: market presence and functionality.
  • ESET was among the 29 selected vendors identified as representative endpoint detection and response (EDR) providers.
  • ESET was mapped within enterprise architecture EDR segment with high antimalware, hunting, automated response and scriptable orchestration capabilities.
Enterprise Detection And Response

ESET retains its 'Top Player' status in Radicati’s 2021 APT Protection Market Quadrant report.

Takeaways from the report
  • The report surveyed Advanced Persistent Threat Protection, a set of integrated solutions for the detection, prevention and possible remediation of zero-day threats and persistent malicious attacks.
  • Radicati Top Players “shape the market with their technology and strategic vision. Vendors don’t become Top Players overnight”.
  • The report details ESET‘s strong EDR capabilities such as real time data reporting including process and script execution. It also highlights our products’ ease of deployment, ease of use, and our multi-language support.
Endpoint Protection Platform

ESET recognized as a ‘Top Player’ for the third year in a row in Radicati’s 2020 Endpoint Security Market Quadrant.

Takeaways from the report
  • The report examines 17 leading endpoint security vendors in the market, assessing their functionality and strategic vision.
  • ESET’s Endpoint Security solutions were highlighted as offering high performance and high detection rates, low footprint with low system resource usage and ease of deployment and use.
  • According to Radicati, ESET Endpoint Security is well suited to offer protection for companies with heterogeneous environments, e.g. Windows, macOS, Linux, and more.
Endpoint Protection Platform
Enterprise Detection And Response

ESET commended for EPDR universal coverage in KuppingerCole Market Compass 2020, achieving the third-highest number of strong positives.

Takeaways from the report
  • The KuppingerCole Market Compass provides an overview of a market segment and the vendors in the Endpoint Protection, Detection & Response (EPDR) market.
  • With top scores in 6 out of the 9 main criteria included in the spider graph, ESET achieves the third-highest number of strong positives out of 17 evaluated vendors.
  • According to KuppingerCole, our products incorporate the "latest approaches to discovering and preventing malware from executing, including advanced ML detection models, exploit prevention, memory analysis, and anti-stealth technologies that can eliminate hard-to-discover UEFI and MFT rootkits."
Enterprise Detection And Response

ESET Enterprise Inspector gets acknowledged by KuppingerCole Analysts in the 2020 Executive View report for excellent use of advanced ML algorithms for tracking malicious behavior patterns.

Takeaways from the report
  • ESET Enterprise Inspector was featured in the Executive View as an EDR solution that is able to “make good use of multiple sophisticated ML algorithms to discover evidence of malicious behavior across all nodes in an enterprise.”
  • The report positively evaluates EEI’s scoring system for behavioral rules & detailed auditing functionality for admins.
  • It also points out to the support of UEFI and MFT scanning as a competitive differentiator in the market.
Endpoint Protection Platform

ESET named a Major Player by IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Mobile Threat Management Software 2020 Vendor Assessment report

Takeaways from the report
  • According to IDC, "ESET is strong in the areas of threat research, especially around Android malware identification and behavior detection."
  • The analysts also state that "Organizations looking to consolidate security products and operations around a unified endpoint security model should also consider ESET for its broader portfolio of endpoint and security management tools on top of MTM."

ESET Endpoint Security covers the widest variety of endpoint operating systems. The product is one of the top-performing, lowest impact endpoint security agents available in the market today.

John Tolbert, Kuppinger Cole ESET Endpoint Security Executive Report 2019

ESET reaffirmed Champion status in Canalys Global Cybersecurity Leadership Matrix 2020.

Ketaki Borade, Canalys Research Analyst

We are impressed by the functionality offered by the ESET Endpoint Security suite, and the way in which the company’s solutions have been designed for ease of deployment and use.

Sara Radicati, CEO at The Radicati Group

Given the good features for both anti-malware and manageability, and the global reach of customers and support, ESET should be on the shortlist for consideration in enterprise RFPs for anti-malware solutions.

KuppingerCole Report Leadership Compass: Enterprise Endpoint Security: Anti-Malware Solutions. February 2018. John Tolbert

What independent test results declare


ESET has been named a Strategic Leader in the historically first Endpoint Prevention and Response (EPR) Comparative Report by AV‑Comparatives.

ESET gained the Top Product award in the AV‑TEST Product Review and Certification with perfect Protection, Performance and Usability scores in the December 2020 test.

ESET Endpoint Security 6.10 was recognized with the top score 6 out of 6 in each of 3 categories in the AV‑TEST test "The best MacOS antivirus for business users " in December 2020.

ESET was honored with the Best Android Security Product award 2020 for business users from AV‑TEST.

ESET received Advanced Threat Protection Enterprise certification for its product ESET Endpoint Protection Advanced Cloud 7.2 in December 2020.

ESET was certified with the Approved Business Security Product award for December 2020 from AV‑Comparatives.

ESET Endpoint Security 2.9 was recognized with the top score 6 out of 6 in each from 3 categories in the AV‑TEST test "The best Android antivirus for business users" in November 2020.

ESET received the Top Product award in the AV‑TEST Product Review and Certification with perfect Protection and Usability scores in the October 2020 test.

ESET was certified with the Approved Business Security Product award for July 2020 from AV‑Comparatives.

ESET has earned the AAA award for its ESET Endpoint Security solution in SE Labs’ Q3 Enterprise Endpoint Protection awards.

ESET recognised for peak excellence in the category of usability in the AV Test annual test results

ESET Endpoint Security 2.8 was recognized with the top score 6 out of 6 in each of the three categories in the AV-TEST test "The best Android antivirus for business users" in September 2020.

One of the most referenced and active contributors to MITRE ATT&CK®

ESET continues being one of the most referenced and active contributors to the MITRE ATT&CK® knowledgebase of adversary tactics and techniques. ESET contributions are listed among the Enterprise techniques in the Software and Groups categories.

Some of the most recent and extensive ones cover Attor software, Okrum backdoor, Gamaredon Group or InvisiMole. You can find the full list of ESET contributions (just type ESET in the upper left search button).
By being one of the most referenced vendors and active contributors, ESET confirms its commitment to proactively share targeted intelligence on adversaries with the security community and provide the best protection to our customers.

2020 Tech Cares Award from TrustRadius

ESET has been recognized by TrustRadius with a 2020 Tech Cares Award. The award celebrates companies that give back to their communities, clients and frontline workers and have provided support throughout 2020, mainly during the COVID-19 crisis.

What customers think of our solutions

ESET PROTECT Advanced is a leader in for Endpoint Management on G2

G2 Crowd Leader Award

ESET continuously rated as leader within the category of endpoint protection suites by G2 Crowd, a community of more than 500,000 authenticated users. ESET scores particularly high in ease of use and quality of support.

Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice

In 2019, ESET was named a Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Endpoint Protection Platforms. 178 enterprise-grade users provide reviews that led to ESET Endpoint Security having an overall rating of 4.6 out of 5 as of 31 October 2019, considering integration deployment, service and support, evaluation and contracting, and product capabilities.

We are rated on Gartner Peer Insights

Rating 5/5: ★★★★★

"ESET Endpoint Security is really an excellent threat protection tool, it has features that allow the work of protection to be more solid and reliable, among its most notable features is its fast file scanning speed, its excellent use of resources By using less memory and CPU, allowing the workstation to work much better and faster, it has a fairly accurate proactive protection against known and unknown threats."

Front-End development Analyst, Services - Full review

Rating 5/5: ★★★★★

"ESET Endpoint Security is a security software like no other. It is a product which can be deployed on as many end devices as you want but still can be managed and administered easily. It does not slow down the deployed device due to its nature of low resource consumption. Its management center is the best feature and provides real value to it. The product is best in the market considering same type of products that provide solutions for the same requirements."

Network Administrator, Services - Full review

Rating 5/5: ★★★★★

"ESET Enterprise Inspector incorporates incredible functions that allow a better security control, its effectiveness in the early detection of threats is formidable, in addition to having enormous potential in its customization, since it is possible to adjust configurations or rules of behavior, which subsequently Perform complete analysis, allow to show and identify new alerts or threats that have been activated by the new adjustments made, additionally, it has an excellent function of generating quite explicit and functional threat reports. "

Network and IT Security Administrator, Services - Full review

Rating 5/5: ★★★★★

"What I like most about ESET Enterprise Inspector can work peacefully knowing that my computers and information are safe from malicious software and malware that can be extracted and contacted with an application that provides real-time support and perform real-time scanning to help protection, I can review the reports about all security incidents and know the cause of the cause."

Analyst, Communications - Full review

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