ESET and MacOS: An Excellent Pairing
June 07, 2019

ESET and MacOS: An Excellent Pairing

Benjamin Plotkin | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with ESET Endpoint Security

ESET is a BYOD option for antivirus protection in my division. It is a low-impact, high-performance security suite that is available for both Windows and MacOS computers. It is easy to manage licensing and software updates both individually and through a centralized interface, reducing management overhead. Automatic threat dictionary updates are delivered silently and seamlessly.
  • ESET provides comprehensive, transparent protection for my MacOS devices without interfering with the efficiency of my operating system.
  • It's easy to install, configure (default settings are great for just about everyone), and update.
  • ESET's customer communications, including a very detailed knowledge base online, make it clear I've chosen the right antivirus solution!
  • I've had intermittent issues with virus definition updates over the internet, but I haven't had such issues for some time now.
  • Scanning individual files or directories involves lots of clicking through directory trees.
  • ESET's offerings are so numerous and wide-ranging that finding the right product edition for your needs can take some analysis.
  • ESET has provided a consistently cost-effective solution for us, edition over edition.
  • While keeping prices low, ESET continues to improve its feature set for users edition over edition, allowing us to avoid spending on additional solutions.
  • ESET's easy to use, stable interface reduces the need to spend on training/retraining.
ESET does not come with the same geopolitical baggage that Kaspersky Labs' products do. ESET has a well-established US presence, with headquarters in Southern California, with many technical and sales representatives just a phone call away. Doing business with ESET has always been straightforward and pleasant, and they have always worked to maximize the value of bulk licensing buys.
In our BYOD office environment, we need to make sure that everyone has sufficient antivirus protection on their machines, and ESET is, hands-down, the best solution for MacOS. I've tried them all and found none better! Needless to say, ESET is just as great for Windows. It even offers support for mobile devices.

ESET PROTECT Feature Ratings

Anti-Exploit Technology
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
Centralized Management
Hybrid Deployment Support
Infection Remediation
Vulnerability Management
Malware Detection