ESET Security Review

ESET offers different plans for Windows, macOS, Android and Linux. There’s a no-cost plan which is ideal for security basics, while the more expensive plans include features such as parental controls and password management and encryption of data. The most expensive package comes with the gaming mode which blocks unauthorized access to the computer’s hardware while you are playing.

The software isn’t a hassle to install and setup is simple. It doesn’t bludgeon your system with bloatware either. There are a few extra settings to tweak, but most tools and features are marked on the interface’s left sidebar.

A new feature called Connected Home Monitor is a handy visual representation of your network as well as all devices connected to it. It can also be used to look for weaknesses such as open ports and weak router passwords.

Another feature that stands out is a pop-up window that appears each time you insert the USB storage device. You can scan the drive immediately or set it up to scan on a regular basis. If you don’t want to scan the entire drive, you can still perform an on-demand scan.

Advanced users will appreciate the possibility to adjust the frequency and type of the suite is able to scan. You can define the number of files, folders and specific items that the program will check. You can set the depth at which the program must scan archives if you would like to block certain types of files.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.