ESET: a privately held cyber security company

ESET is now the fifth-largest endpoint security vendor in the world, and, being privately held, is not subject to the whims of the market or any investors, the company says.

More curious, less cautious: Protecting kids online

Jun 12, 2018

Children's sense of caution far more subdued than in grown-ups, leaving them particularly vulnerable to digital dangers, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET South Africa.

Ngcaba's Convergence Partners buys into ESET

Nov 10, 2017

The Pan-African ICT-focused private equity player acquires a minority stake in ESET Southern Africa.

ESET's top 5 cyber security trends for 2017

Dec 15, 2016

Today everyone is at risk of becoming a victim of an online attack, and there is potential for cross-pollination as threats evolve, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET Southern Africa.

Shop online safely on Black Friday

Nov 24, 2016

Not all Internet connections are secure enough to be used for online payments, says ESET Southern Africa.

The 5 most common reasons for corporate data loss

Jun 24, 2016

Companies that care about data invest adequate resources into protecting it and recovering it in the event of a serious incident, says ESET Southern Africa.

Public WiFi: your security questions answered

Jan 18, 2016

ESET Southern Africa looks at the five top questions you should be asking before connecting to public WiFi.

Keep children safe online

Sep 2, 2015

ESET has recently launched a Beta version of its new?Parental Control for Android app, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO of ESET.

Top tips for fighting ransomware

Apr 29, 2015

The single biggest thing that will defeat ransomware is having a regularly updated?backup routine in place, says?Nathan Loftie-Eaton, security specialist at ESET SA.

Botnets: the Web robots you want to avoid

Nov 4, 2014

Botnets have been responsible for some of the most costly security incidents experienced during the last 10 years.

The changing role of malware detection technology

Sep 10, 2014

Malware detection has three main components, and all three have a part to play in a modern anti-malware product.

Two-factor authentication: a must for any business

Jun 26, 2014

The repercussions of an online attack could be detrimental to a business, with both financial as well as reputation loss at stake, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO of ESET.