“At ESET, we are dedicated to developing high-performing security solutions for home users and corporate customers, detecting and disabling all known and emerging forms of malware.

Our extensive line of solutions protects across all types of environments and platforms from workstations and servers to mobile devices, helping our clients maintain maximum protection across all types of environments. The superior detection capabilities and low system requirements of our solutions have, and continue to be recognised by independent anti-malware testing organisations.

Founded in 1992, ESET is headquartered in Bratislava Slovakia, with offices in San Diego, USA; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Prague, Czech Republic, and Singapore, Malaysia. ESET has an extensive partner and reseller network spanning more than 180 countries worldwide. In 2008, ESET opened a new research and development centre in Krakow, Poland to continue to deliver innovation in countering the growing volumes and sophistication of cyber threats.

ESET was named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 as one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the region of Europe, Middle East and Africa. In 2009, ESET was included in Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Platforms,” based on assessment of security solutions protecting corporate network environment for the SMB and enterprise market.


ESET Releases ESET Secure Authentication

ESET Releases 6th Generation A/V and Smart Security Suite Products

ESET Recognized by San Diego Chamber of Commerce as 2012 Business of the Year

Celebrated 20 years since the company’s founding

Top Rated Product of 2012” Award by AV-Comparatives for the 2nd consecutive year

Awarded by AV-Comparatives for “Best Overall Speed”

Received PCMag Consumer Recommended Award

Silver medal winner of Windows IT Pro “2012 Editor’s Best Awards” in the Best Antivirus/Anti-Malware Product Category

Received 76th VB100 Award, the most in the industry

2012 SC Magazine Reader Trust Award

"Best Usability” Award from AV-TEST TechTarget’s Information Security Magazine Reader’s Choice Award 2012

Received 4th consecutive “Advanced ” Award in Performance Test from AV-Comparatives

Named Windows IT Pro Magazine “2011 Editors Best” and “Community Choice” Award Winner

Partnered with OPSWAT through Metascan online to Increase Malware Detection

Awarded Parent Tested Parent Approved (PTPA) “Winner's Seal of Approval”

Received 2011 Frost and Sullivan Global Customer Value Enhancement Award

ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition achieves First Anti-Malware Certification for Mac® operating Systems from ICSA Labs

Richard Marko became the new global CEO of ESET, Andrew Lee announced CEO of ESET North America

First company to receive 60 VB100 awards

Named one of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies by Inc. magazine for the 4th consecutive year

Ranked #1 antivirus by Maximum PC magazine

Acquired anti-spam company Comdom

Exclusive Cybersecurity for Mac launched

Securing Our eCity initiative founded to promote cyber security

Received CNET Editors' Choice award

ESET placed on Gartner Magic Quadrant

Ranked #1 by Consumer Reports

Named one of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies by INC. Magazine for the 3rd consecutive year

Named 6th-fastest growing privately-held company in San Diego

Merger with ESET, LLC USA

Establishment of ESET Research and Development Center in Poland

Acquisition of Šetrnet, a Czech-based company

Achieved 50th overall Virus Bulletin Award

ESET receives its second “IT Company of the Year” award in Slovakia

The first independent participation of ESET at the CeBit trade fair, Hanover Germany

ESET receives "IT Company of the Year" recognition awarded by the Slovak Information and Communication Technologies Association

ESET listed for the first time in "Fast 50 CE" and "Fast 500 EMEA" ranking by Deloitte

Establishment of ESET Software Company in Prague, Czech Republic

Establishment of ESET, LLC in San Diego, USA, Anton Zajac - CEO

NOD32 receives the first Virus Bulletin
Test award

Streamlined version of the antivirus program NOD-iCE launched

Start of contribution to "Virus Radar" column in a leading Slovak IT periodical PC-Revue

Establishment of ESET Spol. s r.o. in the former Czechoslovakia. The associates are: Rudolf Hrubý, Peter Paško a Miroslav Trnka.

The foundation of Slovak Antivirus Center (SAC) and SAC BBS

Retail launched through A.T.A. Syndicate

The first retail version delivered to the Austrian market under the product name STOPVIR

The first version of antivirus NOD is created; the authors are Peter Paško and Miroslav Trnka

NOD is a twist on an acronym of a Czechoslovak television series title, meaning "Hospital at the Edge of the Disc"

Quick Facts

Leading security solution provider for companies of all sizes, home users, and mobile phone users.

22 years of experience in protecting digital worlds

Pioneered and continues to lead the industry in proactive threat detection

Presence in more than 180 countries worldwide

2860% growth over the past 5 years

Protecting over 100 million users

Included in Gartner's 2009 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms

Recipient of the most Virus Bulletin 100 awards since May 1998

The only company that has consistently received the highest ADVANCED AV-Comparatives' award in proactive detection