ESET® ENDPOINT ANTIVIRUS FOR LINUX

Powerful cross-platform antimalware protection for Linux desktop systems

110m+
users worldwide

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business customers

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ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux

Comprehensive endpoint security that delivers proven antimalware protection and superior performance on both physical & virtual environments. It incorporates:

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Remote management

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Cross-platform protection

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Speed & flexibility

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Low system demand


Remote network management

ESET Security Management Center manages endpoint products, including ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux, from a single pane of glass and can be installed on Windows or Linux. As an alternative to on-premise server installation, customers with up to 250 seats can opt for ESET Cloud Administrator.

Cross-platform, multilayered protection

A single layer of defense is not nearly enough for today's evolving threat landscape. Focusing on the whole of the malware lifecycle - pre-execution, execution and post execution - and not only on a specific part, allows ESET to provide the highest level of protection possible. ESET endpoint products support all operating systems including Windows, macOS, Linux, and Android – as well as Mobile Device Management for iOS and Android.

Built for performance

ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux was designed for high performance. Running real-time in the background and GUI-less, each daemon only starts when needed, saving the system resources of your Linux endpoints. Desktop notifications are only displayed when a threat has been eliminated, requiring no user intervention.

Use cases

PROBLEM

Zero-day threats are a major concern for businesses because they don't know how to protect against something that they have never seen before. 

SOLUTION

  • ESET endpoint products leverage heuristics and machine learning as part of our multilayered approach to prevent and protect against never before seen malware.
  • 13 global R&D labs help to quickly respond to malware after their first incidence anywhere across the globe.
  • ESET’s cloud malware protection system automatically protects against new threats without the need to wait for the next detection update.

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The ESET difference

Machine learning

All ESET endpoint products currently use machine learning in conjunction with all of our other layers of defense and have done so since 1997. Specifically, machine learning is used in the form of consolidated output and neural networks.

Reputation & cache

When inspecting a file or URL, before any scanning takes place, our products check the local cache for known malicious or whitelisted benign objects. This improves scanning performance.

ESET LiveGrid®

Whenever a zero-day threat such as ransomware is seen, the file is sent to our cloud-based malware protection system, LiveGrid®, where the threat is detonated and its behavior is monitored. The results of this system are provided to all endpoints globally within minutes without requiring any updates.

DNA detections

Detection types range from very specific hashes to ESET DNA detections, which are complex definitions of malicious behavior and malware characteristics. While the malicious code can be easily modified or obfuscated by attackers, the behavior of objects cannot be changed so easily and ESET DNA detections are designed to take advantage of this principle.

AV Comparative Award 2019

ESET #1 in AV Comparatives Performance test in May 2019.

SE Labs Award - Endpoint protection AAA

ESET achieves highest score in SE Labs test in Q1 2019.

AV for Mac Comparatives 2019 Advanced

ESET Endpoint Security was named the best business antivirus for MacOS.

VB Award - spam+ verified

ESET ranked highest final score by VBSpam test in June 2019.

ESET ENDPOINT ANTIVIRUSFOR LINUX

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System Requirements

  • Minimum hardware requirements
    Processor Intel or AMD x86-x64, Memory 256 MB, HDD 700 MB
  • Operating systems:
    Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 LTS 64-bit, RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Desktop 7 64-bit.
    Other distributions are not officially supported, but might be compatible under these prerequisities: Glibc Library 2.12+, Linux Kernel 2.6.32+
  • Compatible with ESET Security Management Center and ESET Remote Administrator 6. See more information about remote management compatibility.

ESET Endpoint Protection Platform also covers the following OSes:

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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 comparably 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 easily they are to manage and configure."

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