Recent News - ESET Named Lightest Among Internet Security Products


ESET Smart Security 9 received the highest score in AV-Comparatives’ Performance Test having the least impact on system performance among all tested security products. 

AV-Comparatives, an independent security software testing organization, has just published the results of its regular Performance test measuring the impact of internet security software on system performance. ESET Smart Security 9 was found to have the least impact on system performance among all internet security products tested, receiving an Advanced+ badge.

"ESET Smart Security 9 improved significantly, confirming its low performance impact,” said Andreas Clementi, CEO at AV-Comparatives. 

In the latest AV-Comparatives Performance test, ESET Smart Security was among 5 security products that achieved 75 points, the highest score; Avira, Bitdefender, Kaspersky Lab and Avast were the remaining. In the PC Mark test, ESET reached a score of 99.7 – along with AVG, Emsisoft and F-Secure. 

AV-Comparatives Performance test confirms that ultimate protection doesn’t have to come at the cost of performance. We are happy that our efforts to provide customers with lightweight protection pays off,” commented Palo Luka, Chief Technology Officer at ESET.

Read the whole report or learn more about ESET Smart Security.


About ESET
ESET®, the pioneer of proactive protection and the maker of the award-winning ESET NOD32® technology, is a global provider of security solutions for businesses and consumers. For over 26 years, the Company continues to lead the industry in proactive threat detection. By obtaining the 80th VB100 award in June 2013, ESET NOD32 technology holds the record number of Virus Bulletin "VB100” Awards, and has never missed a single “In-the-Wild” worm or virus since the inception of testing in 1998. In addition, ESET NOD32 technology holds the longest consecutive string of the VB100 awards of any AV vendor. ESET has also received a number of accolades from AV-Comparatives, AV-TEST and other testing organisations and reviews. ESET NOD32® Antivirus, ESET Smart Security®, ESET Cyber Security® (solution for Mac), ESET® Mobile Security and IT Security for Business are trusted by millions of global users and are among the most recommended security solutions in the world.

ESET recently updated its two-factor authentication (2FA) application, adding a secure validation to weak and static user passwords. This updated version of ESET’s 2FA application provides flexibility and deeper integration of 2FA into bespoke applications, making it the best cost-effective solutions for SMBs everywhere.

The Company has global headquarters in Bratislava (Slovakia), with regional distribution centers in San Diego (U.S.), Buenos Aires (Argentina), and Singapore; with offices in Jena (Germany), Prague (Czech Republic) and Sao Paulo (Brazil). ESET has malware research centers in Bratislava, San Diego, Buenos Aires, Singapore, Prague, Košice (Slovakia), Krakow (Poland), Montreal (Canada), Moscow (Russia) and an extensive partner network for more than 180 countries. For more information visit or follow us on Facebook.


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Version 2 Limited is one of the most dynamic IT companies in Asia. Headquartered in Hong Kong, the Company develops and distributes IT products for Internet and IP-based networks, including communication systems, Internet software, security, network, and media products. Through an extensive network of channels, point of sales, resellers, and partnership companies, Version 2 Limited offers quality products and services which are highly acclaimed in the market. Its customers cover a wide spectrum which includes Global 1000 enterprises, regional listed companies, public utilities, Government, a vast number of successful SMEs, and consumers in various Asian cities.

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