ESET Smart Security awarded best Web-filtering score

Company scored highest AV-Comparatives test for protecting children

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ESET Smart Security awarded best Web-filtering score Pradeesh VS: "We believe that education and awareness also play a key role in safeguarding our youth against the dangers of the web."
By  Helen Gaskell Published  October 21, 2014

Global provider of digital protection solutions, ESET has been awarded with the highest score in the latest parental control test by AV-Comparatives, an independent testing authority.

ESET Smart Security version 8, the company's flagship product, was launched in the region at GITEX 2014 has been rated as the best for web filtering among the 12 tested Windows Internet security suites with parental control.

"ESET Smart Security achieved the highest score for an Internet security suite in our web filtering test, blocking 91% of sites overall. We found its parental controls to provide simple, easily configurable web filtering," stated the AV-Comparatives report.

ESET is featuring videos through its online portal WeLiveSecurity.com with safety tips for parents, the latest of these highlights safer browsing on YouTube.

"Safety for children in cyberspace is our priority and we are happy that independent tests of our products prove just that. However, we do not stop there. We believe that education and awareness also play a key role in safeguarding our youth against the dangers of the web. And so we are taking steps to raise awareness such as by creating content specific to child safety on WeLiveSecurity.com," added Pradeesh VS, general manager at ESET Middle East.

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