Antivirus Certification


Experience award-winning security; both our home and business products have earned an array of accolades and certifications recognising our ability to deliver comprehensive security for home and business users.

ICSA Certified

ICSA Certified

ESET Endpoint Security was certified for detection and cleaning of malware again in 2013. ESET is the first antivirus company to have achieved ICSA certification for macOS.

Virus Bulletin

ESET has won an unprecedented number of Virus Bulletin's VB100 awards — more than any other security product. ESET are the only vendor to have never missed an ‘In the Wild’ virus over 15 years of Virus Bulletin testing.


AV-Comparatives awards have been forthcoming in 2013 with a total of 11 Advanced or Advanced + awards to date.


ESET Smart Security has received certificates from for multiple operating systems. To obtain such certificate products must score high in the areas protection, repair and usability.

West Coast Labs

West Coast Labs‘ Checkmark certifications are given based on products‘ ability to detect and remove threats. ESET holds Checkmark certifications in both detection and removal of infections.

OPSWAT certification

In October 2013, ESET NOD 32 Antivirus and ESET Smart Security (version 7) received OPSWAT certification.

PassMark Software

Highest in Performance

ESET Endpoint Security ranked first in an independent review by PassMark Software and was rated highest in performance among seven endpoint security solutions.


ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition was awarded with the "Citrix Ready" certification. This certification confirms that ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition completed a rigorous verification process and works effectively on Citrix XenApp virtual environments.


ESET Smart Security Business Edition was awarded with the "VMware Ready" certification. This certification confirms, that ESET Smart Security runs smoothly in VMware virtual environments.


ESET Smart Security gained the CheckVir Advanced award in proactive test where CheckVir Lab tested the heuristic capabilities of several antivirus products. ESET holds more CheckVir Advanced certifications than any other vendor.