“ESET was started by a few friends over two decades ago to protect peoples’ data. This idea is very much alive today.”
Miroslav Trnka, Founder of ESET
ESET began life as a pioneer of antivirus protection, creating award-winning threat detection software.
Now, ESET's goal is to make sure that everybody can enjoy the breathtaking opportunities that technology offers.
Today, our security solutions allow businesses and consumers in more than 200 countries and territories to make the most of the digital world.
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We will enable our users to enjoy the full potential of themselves and their technology in a secure digital world.
Working with ethical and passionate people, we are building a safer technology environment for everyone to enjoy. We are doing this through education and our commitment to research and development.
We believe in technology – and we want to make sure that you can enjoy it in safety. Learn more at enjoysafertechnology.com.
Richard Marko, Chief Executive Officer, ESET
We don’t take the easy way. We constantly push boundaries and are determined to make a difference.
We encourage honesty and fairness in everything we do. We have an ethical approach to business.
People need to know they can count on us. We work hard to live up to our promises, and to build trust and rapport.
We’re passionate, driven and determined to make difference. We believe in ourselves and what we do.
ESET has the longest unbroken run of VB100 awards for malware detection of any Internet security vendor in the world – we’ve passed every test since 2003.
The first virus discovered by ESET's founders Peter Paško and Miroslav Trnka in 1987 was dubbed "Vienna".
The company was named after the ancient Egyptian goddess and magical healer Eset.
ESET takes pride in its rich history and numerous achievements.
More than a thousand employees worldwide now work for ESETRead more
ESET wins the Péter Szor Award for uncovering Operation WindigoRead more
ESET marks an unbroken 10-year run of VB100 awardsRead more
ESET opens its office in Jena (Germany)Read more
A new ESET technology hub opens in Montreal (Canada)Read more
ESET exhibits for the first time at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
ESET receives the Ruban d'Honneur award at the 2011 HSBC European Business AwardsRead more
ESET becomes the first company to receive 60 VB100 awards for malware detectionRead more
Our Asia-Pacific office opens in Singapore
Inc. magazine ranks ESET as one of America's fastest-growing private companies
ESET’s Latin America office opens in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
ESET, LLC is established in San Diego (USA)
ESET NOD32 v1.0 wins its first VB100 award for malware detection
A streamlined version of ESET’s NOD-iCE antivirus program is released
ESET, spol. s r.o. is established; its first AV products go on sale in Czechoslovakia and abroad.
NOD, ESET’s first antivirus code, is developed by ESET's founders