Our proactive heuristic technology intercepts and eliminates known and
emerging threats hours or even days faster than competing products. Get
ESET Smart Security 5 for comprehensive protection.
Experience ESET's Benefits
Proactive Protection – ESET's smart ThreatSense® technology offers multiple layers of protection with precise identification of even never-seen-before forms of malware.
Built for Speed – ESET Smart Security 5 is lightning fast and operates smoothly in the background, so you won't even notice it's there.
Easy on You – From its compact and intuitive user interface to its minimal use of alerts, you'll be up and running in a snap without undue interruptions.
Seamless Updates – Security updates are discreetly sent to your computer, ensuring your defenses are always at their strongest.
Take advantage of these powerful Smart Security 5 features and create your own digital safe-zone.
Antivirus (ThreatSense® technology) eliminates Windows, Mac, and Linux viruses, worms, trojans, rootkits and other malware.
Antispyware protects your online privacy and identity.
Host-Based Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) blocks unauthorized changes to programs.
Cloud-Enhanced Whitelisting (Cloud-Powered Reputation technology) enables faster, more accurate malware detection.
Removable Media Control prevents malware infection from USB flash drives, CDs and DVDs; enables blocking by device ID.
Antirootkit detects and removes malware that hides from the operating system.
Antispam blocks unwanted emails and images.
Intelligent Firewall defends against remote attacks with technology that adapts.
Gamer Mode suspends pop-up notifications, scanning and scheduled tasks while playing.
Parental Controls restrict access to websites by specific category or individual URL.
Internet Security Training teaches you tips and techniques to make your online experience even safer.
ESET Smart Security 5 New Product Highlights
Prohibit access to up to 20 predefined website categories and any individual sites that may contain offensive material.
Tune-in Behaviors and Turn-on Control
Our Parental Controls shield your children from inappropriate web content by blocking access to individual websites and predefined website categories, while the accompanying Internet security training teaches you and your entire family how to avoid cyber threats, scams and hackers.
Advanced HIPS Configuration
Customize behavior-based HIPS to improve your security by specifying rules and permissions for the system registry and active processes and programs.
Scan faster using our Cloud-Powered Reputation engine that compares your data to trusted files compiled in our ESET Live Grid™ database of over 100 million ESET users.
Block spam with an even higher level of precision and added log capabilities.
Complimentary Training Tips and Techniques
Technology + Awareness = Cybersecurity
Installing security software is the first step toward cybersecurity. The second is educating yourself about safe Internet practices. That’s why ESET Cybersecurity Training is free with ESET Smart Security 5. ESET Cybersecurity Training uses real-world cyber crime scenarios and gives you essential safety tips to make your online experience even safer.
Processors supported: Intel or AMD x86-x64
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows 2000
Disk Space (download): 55 MB
Refresh Your Online Experience
With one of the smallest program file sizes of any Internet security software, a more intuitive interface and a smarter alert system, we offer a simpler, more easily managed digital experience for you.
Not all computer threats come through the Internet; Removable Media Control protects you from potentially infected files exchanged through USB flash drives, CDs and DVDs.
Best Overall Performance
ESET Smart Security 5 placed #1 in performance tests run by PassMark Software beating nine (9) internet security products and achieving the best overall performance in the selected performance metrics.
Seal of Approval
ESET Smart Security 5 received the esteemed PTPA (Parents Tested Parent Approved) Seal of Approval, the most publicized and highly recognized award seal in North America.