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Michelle Taylor
Michelle Taylor

Cyber security columnist


Every organization wants to manage its IT resources and networks carefully. For this purpose, they need a powerful antivirus solution that fulfills all the requirements of the security of an organization. ESET security is an antivirus software that comes with an antivirus engine and security suite to fulfill all the requirements of security of an organization. ESET takes care of the assets of an organization by providing firewall protection, spam filtering, security for webcam, protection for online banking, analyzer for home network, and parental control features. Overall ESET is good antivirus software with many security features and very good graphical user interface for different kinds of operating systems like Linux, Windows, Mac, and Android.

Malware scanner of ESET security is very advanced which uses machine learning and heuristic approach for the identification of malware. This security solution uses cloud-based scanning for the detection of malware. This security solution offers many additional features for encryption of devices and provides many other tools for advanced diagnostics and protects systems from theft.

No doubt ESET is a very good security solution for devices but all of its features are not top quality such as firewall protection system of this software is really annoying and same like this parental control system of this solution is also works as a filter for web contents only. Cloud-based scanning for malware detection makes computers slow and this issue also comes at the time of full scanning. Some of its advanced features are also very good but when its advanced features are compared with its competitors like Norton their result is much better in working with advanced features.

Pros and Cons:

Security solution of ESET is accurate, fast, and accurate but every solution has some consequences with its many benefits. ESET has also some cons and user of this antivirus solution face some lacks regarding extra features. Benefits and cons of ESET are listed below:  


ESET provides powerful protection for Android

Lab scores of ESET are very good

ESET solutions provides anti-theft software for laptops

Give browser and webcam protection


Unusual pop-ups regarding firewall are very annoying

No File shredder


ESET security solution uses advanced methods and technologies for protecting the systems of its users. ESET malware detector keeps an eye on the key system activities and their behavior for knowing the sign of infection in the system. Live grid cloud lab of the company is also updated by uploading the new definitions of potential threats which are added in the software using machine learning techniques. ESET security solution protects UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) startup code by providing dedicated anti-phishing defenses and blocking script-based attacks. Ransomware shield uses heuristic monitoring for uncovering threats that are hidden in the system registry. This software is the first software that looks into the WMI (windows management instrumentation) files which are consisted of metadata and definitions of the functions of applications and operating systems.

Platform and Devices Compatibility

ESET Security is available for different kinds of devices and different types of operating systems. ESET is available for mobile phones, tablets, laptops, computers, and many other devices. This software is also available for many kinds of operating systems like Mac, Windows, Android, and Linux platforms.  

User Experience

When it comes to usability ESET security is a very useful and good product. Usage of this product is very easy. This product can be easily downloaded and installed. The user interface of ESET is also very intuitive for the user. Most of the functions and tools of this software can be easily accessed through the dashboard. Users can also check the details of home network through the dashboard of ESET security. Overall ESET performs an excellent job and balances the performance of computing and malware detection. It also provides an effective and lighter scanner.

Support and Customer services

ESET security efficiently provides support to its users through different means like email support, user guides, you tubes videos, and ESET forums. ESET security provides different options for getting in touch or any kind of technical support to users of these solutions. There is also an option of live chat on the website by which users can get help. Users can also get help from the knowledgebase available on the website.


ESET security provides a wide range of packages for its user. ESET provides the same antivirus engine and customer support in all packages. There are three pricing plans for ESET security. ESET NOD32 antivirus is the cheapest and basic package that comes without any additional features. This package is very good for individuals but competitors like Avira are providing many better features at this price. All the packages of ESET are basically for one system but the addition of devices can be made by paying a very minor amount. The second package of ESET is ESET Internet Security which comes with a variety of features include a secure browser, webcam protection, and many other security tools. This package is one of the best packages. The third package is ESET Smart Security Premium which provides some extra features than the second package. 


Most Users of antivirus software want to secure their data by removing all the malware and ransomware from their system. ESET is a very good choice if someone is looking for the very best and high-powered antivirus engine. This software can detect malware and ransomware very efficiently. The bottom line of this review is that ESET internet security comes with an award-winning protection engine and many components and additional features but the quality of the most of components of this product is no very high.

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