ESET Endpoint Antivirus FOR LINUX
Powerful cross-platform antimalware protection for Linux desktop systems
countries and territories
global R&D centers
ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux Desktop
Comprehensive endpoint security that delivers proven antimalware protection and superior performance on both physical & virtual environments and incorporates:
Speed and flexibility
Low system demands
ESET PROTECT (ESET Security Management Center), managing endpoint products from a single pane of glass, can be installed on Windows or Linux. In addition to installation, ESET has a virtual appliance that can simply be imported for quick and easy setup.
Built for performance
ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux was designed for high performance. Running real-time in the background and GUI-less, each daemon only starts when needed, saving the system resources of your Linux endpoints. Desktop notifications are only displayed when a threat has been eliminated, requiring no user intervention.
A single layer of defense is not enough for today’s evolving threat landscape. All ESET’s endpoint products have the ability to detect malware pre-execution, during execution and post-execution. Focusing on the whole of the malware lifecycle, not just on a specific part, allows ESET to provide the highest level of protection possible.
Zero-day threats are a major concern for businesses due to them not knowing how to protect against something that they have never seen before.
- ESET endpoint products leverage heuristics and machine learning as part of our multilayered approach to prevent and protect against never before seen malware.
- 13 global R&D labs help to quickly respond to malware after their first incidence anywhere across the globe.
- ESET’s cloud malware protection system automatically protects against new threats without the need to wait for the next detection update.
The ESET difference
All ESET Endpoint products currently use machine learning in conjunction with all of our other layers of defense and have done so since 1997. Specifically, machine learning is used in the form of consolidated output and neural networks.
Detection types range from very specific hashes to ESET DNA Detections, which are complex definitions of malicious behavior and malware characteristics. While the malicious code can be easily modified or obfuscated by attackers, the behavior of objects cannot be changed so easily and ESET DNA Detections are designed to take advantage of this principle.
Whenever a zero-day threat such as ransomware is seen, the file is sent to our cloud-based malware protection system – LiveGrid®, where the threat is detonated and behavior is monitored. Results of this system are provided to all endpoints globally within minutes without requiring any updates.
Reputation & Cache
When inspecting a file or URL, before any scanning takes place, our products check the local cache for known malicious or whitelisted benign objects. This improves scanning performance.
ESET #1 in AV Comparatives Performance test in May 2019.
ESET achieved highest score in SE Labs test in Q1 2019.
ESET Endpoint Security named best business antivirus for MacOS.
ESET ranked highest by final score in VBSpam test in June 2019.
ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux Desktop
- Minimum hardware requirements
Processor Intel or AMD x86-x64, Memory 256 MB, HDD 700 MB
- Operating systems:
Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 LTS 64-bit, RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Desktop 7 64-bit. Other distributions are not officially supported, but might be compatible under these prerequisities: Glibc Library 2.12+, Linux Kernel 2.6.32+
- ARM64: Please note that on Microsoft® Windows® on ARM, some features and functionalities are not supported.
- Compatible with ESET Security Management Center and ESET Cloud Administrator (up to 250 seats)
Additional information and documentation
ESET Endpoint Protection is available on the following operating systems:
As a leading vendor of IT security solutions, ESET is a source of relevant information for many leading publications around the world.
WeLiveSecurity publishes news, analyses and opinions from the world of IT security written by ESET experts.
Already a user?
ESET Business Account is a license management platform and entry point to ESET cloud services.