WORLD FIRST: Singapore gets first look at next-generation ESET Endpoint Solutions

Posted by • April 24, 2012 • Category: Press Releases

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Set for a global launch in May, the security suite offers enterprises cutting-edge ongoing protection against cybersecurity threats

Singapore, 24 April 2012 - ESET, the leader in proactive protection against cyber-threats, today previewed its new flagship products for business customers branded as ESET Endpoint Solutions. This world’s first sneak peek provided Singaporean analysts, media and bloggers with an insight into the advanced detection technology and multi-layered security features that make ESET the protection of choice for many of the world’s biggest companies and governments. ESET has been pioneering security solutions against malware since 1992 and has been awarded with the highest consecutive number of Virus Bulletin VB100 awards.

“As in the rest of the world, malware infections continue to plague businesses and consumers in Asia-Pacific. Many of these malware instances can be avoided with better user education,” said Pierre-Marc Bureau, Security Intelligence Program Manager, ESET. “In the last six months, ESET has observed a prevalence of web threats. The danger of these threats are that these can be hosted on otherwise legitimate websites, which themselves are compromised. These compromised websites can then be used to conduct drive-by downloads, which actually download malicious files onto the user’s system without their knowledge or authorization.”

ESET Endpoint Security is the new generation of ESET’s products for SMB and enterprise customers. ESET Endpoint Security utilizes scanning technology based on a proactive approach to detect current and new malware and other internet threats. Additionally, it offers whitelisting of “safe files” that are cross-checked against the reputation database for optimized performance and boasts enhanced ESET Remote Administrator for managing clients.

The flagship ESET Endpoint Security features a Firewall, Web-control and Spam-filter, while ESET Endpoint Antivirus comes without these modules. Both come standard with Next Generation of ESET Remote Administrator for easy, centralized management of security.

“Many businesses in Asia are scaling up and changing their operations to take advantage of the opportunities presented by the new, connected world,” said Ignacio Sbampato, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, ESET. “In the excitement and challenge of making that change, it is easy to underestimate the possible damage that could be caused by unsecured devices or networks. ESET Endpoint Solution is easy to deploy, allows remote monitoring, and lets business owners rest easily knowing that their assets are being protected.”

Utilizing multiple layers of detection and ESET Live Grid (ESET’s in-the-cloud file reputation service), ESET Endpoint Solutions deliver industry-leading proactive protection against emerging threats. The small-system footprint coupled with advanced remote management of clients make these solutions ideally-suited for companies of all sizes.

New features of ESET Endpoint Solutions:
ESET Remote Administrator
- Real-time Web Dashboard
- Role-based Management
- Randomized Task Execution
- Improved Reporting
- Optimized Database Performance
- IPv6 Support
- Improved Configuration of Clients
- Rollback of Updates on Clients
- Support for new ESET business products

ESET Endpoint Security
- Web Control
- Device Control
- Cloud-powered Scanning
- Host-based Intrusion Prevention System
- Update Rollback
- Improved Updates
- Presentation Mode
- Component-based Installation
- Microsoft Network Access Protection (NAP) Support

“At ESET, we continually study malware and design solutions that can keep precious business resources safe from cyber attack. With the availability of more connected devices, including tablets and mobile phone, and with the growing popularity of BYOD, enterprises may find that their points of vulnerability are increasing,” said Eva Markova, Chief Operations Officer Asia-Pacific, ESET. “For consumers, we already offer ESET Mobile Security for mobile devices, but it is also important for businesses to ensure that their networks have best-of-breed malware protection.”

ESET Mobile Security will be available on Google Play from May 2, 2012, and is engineered specifically for mobile operating systems. It runs smoothly in the background while providing firewall, antispam and antitheft features, protecting data stored and accessed from the mobile device, seamlessly.

ESET Endpoint Solutions will be launched globally in May this year. Find more information on ESET Endpoint Solutions here and ESET Mobile Security for Android here.

About ESET
ESET, the pioneer of proactive protection and the maker of the award-winning NOD32 technology which is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2012, is a global provider of security solutions for businesses and consumers. The Company continues to lead the industry in proactive threat detection. ESET NOD32 Antivirus holds the world record for the 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. ESET has been selected as one of the most innovative companies in Europe for the 2011 HSBC European Business Awards and holds number of accolades from AV-Comparatives, AV Test and other organizations. ESET NOD32 Antivirus, ESET Smart Security and ESET Cybersecurity for Mac are trusted by millions of global users and are among the most recommended security solutions in the world.

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 Sao Paulo (Brazil) and Prague (Czech Republic). ESET has malware research centers in Bratislava, San Diego, Buenos Aires, Singapore, Prague, Košice (Slovakia), Cracow (Poland), Montreal (Canada), Moscow (Russia), and an extensive partner network for 180 countries.

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Rice Communications for ESET
Tel: +65 6221 8047

Shruti Soni
Email: shruti.soni@ricecomms.com

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