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ESET Wins “Best Usability” Award From AV-TEST

Created: 2012-02-06 00:00:00

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ESET Smart Security 5 Secures Top Honors from Independent Testing Lab

BRATISLAVA – ESET announces it has won a “2011 Best Usability” award from the AV-TEST Institute, a leading international and independent service provider in the fields of IT security and antivirus research. ESET Smart Security 5 was awarded “Best Usability” for its low false positives and low impact on system performance.

The AV-TEST awards honor effective antivirus products offering performance that contributes to establishing current standards in the field of IT security and makes a significant contribution toward prevention in the field of data communication.  Specifically, the AV-TEST award for “Best Usability” is given to security software that has the lowest impact on the system. Products were tested for an average slowdown of the computer in daily use, amount of false positives, false warnings and false blockings of certain actions during download, installation and use of legitimate software. 

"No other home user product we tested in 2011 came close to ESET Smart Security's very high usability score,"
said Andreas Marx, CEO of AV-TEST. 


This latest award follows a series of recent industry accolades including ESET’s 71st “VB100” award from Virus Bulletin. ESET NOD32 Antivirus holds the world record for VB100 Award wins among all security solution vendors and currently has 50 consecutive wins.  ESET also has a “2011 Top Rated Product” recognition, a ranking of “Best Overall Speed 2011” and six straight “Advanced+” awards in performance testing from AV-Comparatives.

We are pleased to be recognized by AV-TEST for our product usability,” said Richard Marko, CEO of ESET. “Creating a product with superior protection and light footprint has always been our goal at ESET and this award further emphasizes our commitment.” 

For a full list of ESET security solutions and to learn more, visit: https://en.eset.hk

About AV-TEST
AV-TEST GmbH is an independent supplier of services in the fields of IT Security and Antivirus Research, focusing on the detection and analysis of the latest malicious software and its use in comprehensive comparative testing of security products.

About ESET
ESET develops software solutions that deliver instant, comprehensive protection against evolving computer security threats. ESET pioneered and continues to lead the industry in proactive threat detection. ESET NOD32 Antivirus, its flagship product, consistently achieves the highest accolades in all types of comparative testing and is the foundational product that builds out the ESET product line to include ESET Smart Security. ESET Smart Security is an integrated antivirus, antispyware, antispam and personal firewall solution that combines accuracy, speed and an extremely small system footprint to create the most effective security solution in the industry. Both products have an extremely efficient code base that eliminates the unnecessary large size found in some solutions. This means faster scanning that doesn’t slow down computers or networks. Sold in more than 160 countries, ESET has worldwide production headquarters in Bratislava, SK and worldwide distribution headquarters in San Diego, U.S. ESET also has offices in Bristol, U.K.; Buenos Aires, AR; Prague, CZ; and is globally represented by an extensive partner network. For more information, visit our local office at https://en.eset.hk.

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.

Version 2 Limited.
For more information, please visit https://www.version-2.com/ or call (852) 2893 8860.

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