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
Enterprise Detection And Response

ESET recognized as an Overall Leader in LEADERSHIP COMPASS 2022 report

Our takeaways from the report
  • In addition to being an overall leader, ESET achieved the top rating in every report criterion and was named by KuppingerCole as a Product Leader, Market Leader, Market Champion and Technology Leader.
  • ESET was also named one of ‘The Big Ones’ – the KuppingerCole report features an innovation/market matrix showing how Innovation Leadership and Market Leadership are related.
  • For Endpoint Protection, and Detection & Response capabilities, KuppingerCole rated ESET’s Security, Functionality, Deployment and Interoperability, as ‘Positive’ or ‘Strong Positive’.
Endpoint Protection Platform

ESET named a ‘Major Player’ by IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Modern Endpoint Security for Enterprises 2021 Vendor Assessment

Our takeaways from the report
  • According to the IDC MarketScape, “ESET has a solid position relative to other vendors to offer a broad and natively integrated cross-product platform solution.”
  • The IDC MarketScape also noted that: “A private company, ESET is profitable and reinvests its profits into the disciplines that directly contribute to advancing its products, namely, software development, core threat research, and threat hunting.”
  • The assessment described ESET’s local language support: “Tailoring its support of its expansive base of customers across western, central, and eastern Europe, ESET engages with its customers in the prevalent languages of their countries. Local language support, either directly or through partners, applies to the other regions where ESET has a material presence, namely, North America, Japan, and Latin America.”

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

Our 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.
Enterprise Detection And Response

ESET included in The Forrester Tech Tide™: Threat Intelligence, Q2 2021 report as one of the sample vendors.

Our takeaways from the report
  • The Forrester Tech Tide: Threat Intelligence report analyzes 15 technology and service categories that enable an effective and intelligence-driven security program.
  • With cyber breaches getting more persistent and sophisticated, Forrester identified threat intelligence as a critical component of a business’s security stance.
  • ESET believes our inclusion in this report recognizes us as experts in the field, providing detailed cyberthreat intelligence and indicators of compromise feeds applied across the whole portfolio of its products.
Endpoint Protection Platform

ESET recognized as a sample vendor in The Forrester Tech Tide™: Zero Trust Threat Detection And Response, Q2 2021 report

Our takeaways from the report
  • As Forrester points out in the report, endpoint detection and response capabilities “have become even more critical for identifying ongoing attacks that may have evaded preventive controls and tools.“
  • The Zero Trust Threat Detection and Response report analyzes 17 technology categories and includes sample vendors that support Zero Trust threat detection and response capabilities.
  • ESET believes the inclusion in the report highlights our powerful endpoint detection and response and threat intelligence services, particularly ESET Enterprise Inspector and ESET Threat Intelligence, backed by strong malware research.
Enterprise Detection And Response

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

Our 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.

ESET identified as a Leader by Analysys Mason in its SMB Endpoint Security Vendor Scorecard 2021

Our takeaways from the report
  • The report analyses the strategies and market positions of 19 security vendors worldwide in the small and medium-sized business market.
  • According to Analysys Mason, “ESET is in a particularly strong position in Europe and is a channel-centric business with more than 7000 MSP partners.”
  • The report highlights, “ESET’s strong focus on the SMB market and its wide geographical presence are among its key differentiators. SMBs account for more than half of its revenue and the vendor has a notable presence across several continents.”
Enterprise Detection And Response

ESET recognized in Forrester Now Tech: Endpoint Detection And Response, Q4 2021 report as an EDR provider.

The report is available to Forrester subscribers or for purchase.

Our takeaways from the report
  • Forrester, a leading global research and advisory firm, cites ESET in its list of 28 endpoint detection and response (EDR) providers.
  • ESET’s EDR solution is included by Forrester in the 'Agent analytics' functionality segment. Forrester describes ‘Agent analytics’ thus: “The offering is designed to provide behavioural detection and response on the endpoint itself. This has the benefit of improving endpoint protection capabilities and providing offline protection.”
  • Forrester recommends that users “Choose a vendor with a powerful detection engineering team backed by a leading threat research group to reap the benefits of expertise beyond your team’s capabilities.”

What independent test results declare


Outstanding results of ESET Endpoint Security solution in the recent Enhanced Real-World Test for Enterprise -all threats blocked, some ones even before the threat was executed

In February 2020 ESET received the VB100 certification, its 108th VB100 award in a row

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

ESET achieved the highest final score in the latest VBSpam test

ESET is a dedicated contributor to MITRE ATT&CK

ESET contributions to the MITRE ATT&CK knowledgebase include several newly recognized ones, ranging from entirely new techniques, software and groups, to updates of already existing ones. You can find the full list of ESET contributions (just type ESET in upper left search button). By being one of the most referenced vendors and active contributors, ESET confirms its commitment to provide the best protection to the community and 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 IT pros are saying

"Runs better than ANY other AV I have EVER used, blocks the issues before the user can attempt to use the questionable files."

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"I enjoy the continuous protection, automatic updates, and small size of this program in comparison to other options."

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"The things I enjoy most about their products is how light they run on my clients' systems and how easy they are to manage and configure."

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ESET PROTECT Advanced is a leader in Endpoint Protection Suites on G2

Based on customer reviews, through G2 Crowd surveys that asked ESET business customers to rate their experiences using ESET Endpoint Security.