Recent News - ESET voted Security Product of the Year in Nigeria


ESET, leading European-based IT security company, has been selected by Nigerians as the top product for internet security in online voting organized by the Beacon of ICT Awards, with tens of thousands of online votes cast in favor of ESET products.

“ESET is a clear leader in the Nigerian market with proven and tested information security solutions,” said Ken Nwogbo, founder and Editor-in-Chief of Nigeria CommunicationsWeek, which provided the online voting platform, while delivering the award. “It is indeed a testament to ESET’s talent, innovation and its commitment to the growth of the information and communication technology industry in Africa,” added the magazine. 

ESET is a recipient of the “Information Technology Security Product of The Year (2017)” at the Beacon of ICT Awards for the first time.

“ESET’s business in Africa has been steadily built for more than a decade and we are proud that this is now increasingly recognized by the public. Our thanks goes to our valued users and to the talent behind top ESET technology,” says Ronke Okeremi, CEO of Arit of Africa, ESET’s partner company in the region. “We are definitely delighted to see growth in the popularity of ESET protective technology here, both in corporate and enterprise security as well as personal computers and smartphones,” she added.


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.


About Version 2 Limited
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.

For more information, please visit or call (65) 6296-4268.

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