Meet ESET

Meet ESET

“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

Meet ESET

“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

Meet ESET

“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

Watch 25th anniversary spoof video

Who we are

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.

Watch 25th anniversary spoof video

"For over 25 years we've been helping people to protect their digital worlds. From a small, dynamic company we've grown into a global brand with over 100 million users in 202 countries and territories. Many things have changed, but our core aspirations, philosophy and values remain the same – to help build a more secure digital world where everyone can truly Enjoy Safer Technology "

Richard Marko, Chief Executives Officer, ESET

"For over 25 years we've been helping people to protect their digital worlds. From a small, dynamic company we've grown into a global brand with over 100 million users in 202 countries and territories. Many things have changed, but our core aspirations, philosophy and values remain the same – to help build a more secure digital world where everyone can truly Enjoy Safer Technology "

Richard Marko, Chief Executives Officer, ESET

ESET vision

We will enable our users to enjoy the full potential of themselves and their technology in a secure digital world.

ESET mission

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.

Our pledge

We believe in technology – and we want to make sure that you can enjoy it in safety. Learn more at enjoysafertechnology.com.

Our pledge

We believe in technology – and we want to make sure that you can enjoy it in safety. Learn more at enjoysafertechnology.com.

Brand Values

Passion

We’re passionate, driven and determined to make difference. We believe in ourselves and what we do.

Interesting facts about ESET



Eset white icon

The company was named after the ancient Egyptian goddess and magical healer Eset.

ESET history

ESET takes pride in its rich history and numerous achievements.

“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 mission

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.

Courage

We don’t take the easy way. We constantly push boundaries and are determined to make a difference.

Integrity

We encourage honesty and fairness in everything we do. We have an ethical approach to business.

Reliability

People need to know they can count on us. We work hard to live up to our promises, and to build trust and rapport.

Passion

We’re passionate, driven and determined to make difference. We believe in ourselves and what we do.

Reliability

People need to know they can count on us. We work hard to live up to our promises, and to build trust and rapport.



VB100 Awards white icon

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.



First virus white icon

The first virus discovered by ESET's founders Peter Paško and Miroslav Trnka in 1987 was dubbed "Vienna".



Eset white icon

The company was named after the ancient Egyptian goddess and magical healer Eset.



First virus white icon

The first virus discovered by ESET's founders Peter Paško and Miroslav Trnka in 1987 was dubbed "Vienna".

2015
2015

1000th employee

More than a thousand employees worldwide now work for ESET

Read more
2014
2014

Tackling cyber crime

ESET wins the Péter Szor Award for uncovering Operation Windigo

Read more
2013
2013

WeLiveSecurity

Launch of dedicated WeLiveSecurity website, covering a vast spectrum of security-related topics.

Read more
2013
2013

Long-term Success

ESET marks an unbroken 10-year run of VB100 awards

Read more
2013
2013

Germany

ESET opens its office in Jena (Germany)

Read more
2012
2012

New tech hub

A new ESET technology hub opens in Montreal (Canada)

Read more
2012
2012

Going mobile

ESET exhibits for the first time at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

2011
2011

European accolade

ESET receives the Ruban d'Honneur award at the 2011 HSBC European Business Awards

Read more
2010
2010

Breaking records

ESET becomes the first company to receive 60 VB100 awards for malware detection

Read more
2010
2010

Asia-pacific

Our Asia-Pacific office opens in Singapore

2009
2009

Growing U.S. presence

Inc. magazine ranks ESET as one of America's fastest-growing private companies

2004
2004

Latin America

ESET’s Latin America office opens in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

1999
1999

North America

ESET, LLC is established in San Diego (USA)

1998

Industry recognition

ESET NOD32 v1.0 wins its first VB100 award for malware detection

1995
1995

Product development

A streamlined version of ESET’s NOD-iCE antivirus program is released

1992
1992

ESET is born

ESET, spol. s r.o. is established; its first AV products go on sale in Czechoslovakia and abroad.

1987
1987

NOD is coded

NOD, ESET’s first antivirus code, is developed by ESET's founders

Who we are

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.

ESET vision

We will enable our users to enjoy the full potential of themselves and their technology in a secure digital world.

Integrity

We encourage honesty and fairness in everything we do. We have an ethical approach to business.



VB100 Awards white icon

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.

Courage

We don’t take the easy way. We constantly push boundaries and are determined to make a difference.

Meet ESET

“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

Meet ESET

“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

Who we are

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.

Watch 25th anniversary spoof video

ESET vision

We will enable our users to enjoy the full potential of themselves and their technology in a secure digital world.

ESET mission

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.

Our pledge

We believe in technology – and we want to make sure that you can enjoy it in safety. Learn more at enjoysafertechnology.com.

About ESET banner

"For over 25 years we've been helping people to protect their digital worlds. From a small, dynamic company we've grown into a global brand with over 100 million users in 202 countries and territories. Many things have changed, but our core aspirations, philosophy and values remain the same – to help build a more secure digital world where everyone can truly Enjoy Safer Technology "

Richard Marko, Chief Executives Officer, ESET

Brand Values

Courage

We don’t take the easy way. We constantly push boundaries and are determined to make a difference.

Integrity

We encourage honesty and fairness in everything we do. We have an ethical approach to business.

Reliability

People need to know they can count on us. We work hard to live up to our promises, and to build trust and rapport.

Passion

We’re passionate, driven and determined to make difference. We believe in ourselves and what we do.

Interesting facts about ESET



VB100 Awards white icon

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.



First virus white icon

The first virus discovered by ESET's founders Peter Paško and Miroslav Trnka in 1987 was dubbed "Vienna".



Eset white icon

The company was named after the ancient Egyptian goddess and magical healer Eset.

ESET history

ESET takes pride in its rich history and numerous achievements.

2015
2015

1000th employee

More than a thousand employees worldwide now work for ESET

Read more
2014
2014

Tackling cyber crime

ESET wins the Péter Szor Award for uncovering Operation Windigo

Read more
2013
2013

WeLiveSecurity

Launch of dedicated WeLiveSecurity website, covering a vast spectrum of security-related topics.

Read more
2013
2013

Long-term Success

ESET marks an unbroken 10-year run of VB100 awards

Read more
2013
2013

Germany

ESET opens its office in Jena (Germany)

Read more
2012
2012

New tech hub

A new ESET technology hub opens in Montreal (Canada)

Read more
2012
2012

Going mobile

ESET exhibits for the first time at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

2011
2011

European accolade

ESET receives the Ruban d'Honneur award at the 2011 HSBC European Business Awards

Read more
2010
2010

Breaking records

ESET becomes the first company to receive 60 VB100 awards for malware detection

Read more
2010
2010

Asia-pacific

Our Asia-Pacific office opens in Singapore

2009
2009

Growing U.S. presence

Inc. magazine ranks ESET as one of America's fastest-growing private companies

2004
2004

Latin America

ESET’s Latin America office opens in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

1999
1999

North America

ESET, LLC is established in San Diego (USA)

1998

Industry recognition

ESET NOD32 v1.0 wins its first VB100 award for malware detection

1995
1995

Product development

A streamlined version of ESET’s NOD-iCE antivirus program is released

1992
1992

ESET is born

ESET, spol. s r.o. is established; its first AV products go on sale in Czechoslovakia and abroad.

1987
1987

NOD is coded

NOD, ESET’s first antivirus code, is developed by ESET's founders