ESET NOD32  ESET Smart Security
Antivirus V7 V8 V7 V8
Antispyware YES YES YES YES
Anti-Phishing YES YES YES YES
Gamer Mode YES Improved YES Improved
Cloud-Powered Scanning (*) YES YES YES YES
Facebook and Twitter Protection YES YES YES YES
Low System Footprint Facebook only NEW Facebook only NEW
Anti-Theft YES YES YES YES
Personal Firewall     NEW YES
Parental Control     YES Improved
Antispam     YES YES
Web access control     YES YES
HIPS (**)     YES YES
Device Control (#) YES Improved YES Improved
Advanced Memory Scanner YES Improved YES Improved
Exploit Blocker   NEW   NEW
Botnet Protection   NEW   NEW
Vulnerability Shield     NEW
ESET SysInspector       NEW
Uni-License (##) YES YES YES YES
Remote Administration Management YES YES YES YES
Product Features ESET Endpoint Protection Standard ESET Endpoint Protection Advanced ESET Secure Business ESET Secure Enterprise File Security
Antivirus YES YES YES YES YES
Antispyware YES YES YES YES YES
Anti-Phishing YES YES YES YES YES
Cloud-Powered Scanning (*) YES YES YES YES YES
Low System Footprint YES YES YES YES YES
Anti-Theft YES YES YES YES YES
Personal Firewall   YES YES YES  
Antispam   YES YES YES  
Web access control   YES YES YES  
HIPS (**) YES YES YES YES YES
Device Control (#) YES YES YES YES YES
Advanced Memory Scanner YES YES YES YES YES
Exploit Blocker YES YES YES YES YES
Botnet Protection   YES YES YES  
Vulnerability Shield   YES YES YES  
ESET SysInspector YES YES YES YES YES
Uni-License (##) YES YES YES YES YES
Remote Administration Management YES YES YES YES YES
Why ESET Discover what’s inside the ThreatSense® scanning engine and how ESET solutions protect you both on- and off-line.
The Latest Technology Developments As online threats constantly evolve, ESET researchers continually come up with the most effective tools to fight the increasing volume, diversity, and sophistication of malware. Learn more
Proactive Threat Detection Rely on a security solution that constantly protects you from emerging threats. ThreatSense.net® technology provides ESET Virus Lab specialists with an accurate snapshot of the nature and scope of global threats. Our experts carefully analyze these threats, attack vectors and patterns, as well as fine-tune all heuristic and signature updates for a comprehensive automated malware collection system. Learn more
Interactive Comparison See the ESET difference for yourself. To ensure you are making the best choice for your Internet security, use the Online Comparison Tool for a side-by-side view on how ESET security solutions stand apart from other products in the market. Learn more
Compare for Yourself Visit this section to view graphs and that demonstrate superior performance of ESET security products. See how ESET solutions tackle some common challenges compared to other antivirus vendors. Learn more
Awards and Accolades Experience award-winning security. Both ESET Smart Security and ESET NOD32 Antivirus have earned an array of accolades in recognition of our ability to deliver comprehensive security for home users. Learn more
Supported OS Microsoft® Windows® Linux Mac OS
Win 8.1 / 8/ 7 / Vista / XP
(32bit/64bit)
Server 2016/  2012 R2 / 2012/ 2008 R2 / 2008 / 2003 R2 / 2003 / 2000
(32bit/64bit)
Exchange Server 2013 / 2010 SP1, SP2, SP3/2007 SP1, SP2, SP3/2003 SP1, SP2/2000 SP1, SP2, SP3,
SBS 2011 / 2008 /  2003 / 2003 R2
Linux – Kernel version 2.6.x or higher; glibc 2.3.6 or higher
FreeBSD – Version 6.x, 7.x, 8.x or 9.x
NetBSD – Version 4.x
Sun Solaris – Version 10
OS X 10.5.x up 10.5.x(Leopard) / 10.6.x(Snow Leopard) / 10.7.x (Lion) / 10.8.x (Mountain Lion) / 10.9.x (Mavericks)
ESET NOD32 Antivirus – Multi-users License YES       YES
ESET Smart Security – Multi-users License YES       YES
ESET Endpoint Antivirus  (Former ESET NOD32 Enterprise Edition) YES YES   YES YES
ESET Endpoint Security  (Former Smart Security Enterprise Edition) YES YES   YES YES
ESET Endpoint Antivirus – School Site License YES YES YES YES YES
ESET Endpoint Security – School Site License YES YES YES YES YES
ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server   YES YES    
ESET Mail Security for IBM Lotus Domino    YES      
ESET Mail Security for Linux/BSD/Solaris       YES  
ESET File Security for Linux/BSD/Solaris       YES  
ESET Gateway Security for Linux/BSD/Solaris       YES