Connecting to LinkedIn...

W1siziisijiwmtuvmdqvmtuvmdgvntqvmzgvnzi1l01ptlrbu0hfqkxpr19vtljftkrfukvex0lnqudfx3jlc2l6zwrfyw5kx3jlbmrlcmvklmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimtkymhgxmjuwiyjdxq

Blog

ESET Cyber Security for Mac review

6/06/2014 by

W1siziisijiwmtqvmtavmjgvmtuvmzkvmdevotyvzmlszsjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwinjawedqwmfx1mdazzsjdxq

ESET is a Slovakian company, known for its Windows anti-virus software and now offering two versions for OS X – the standard Cyber Security reviewed here, and Cyber Security Pro which adds a personal firewall and parental controls.

The standard Cyber Security provides malware protection through both traditional signature recognition, and ‘heuristics and advanced heuristics’. The heuristics component is now common in Windows malware recognition but is less common with Mac security software at present.

By default during the installation stage the app will enrol your Mac into the company’s Live Grid Early Warning System. This submits suspicious files for analysis, along with anonymous statistical information. You’re also asked if you’d like to enable detection of potentially unwanted applications, as distinct from the hardcore malware. The Windows malware-scanning capability of ESET may explain why our first virus signature database update weighed in at a hefty 47 MB.

The application has a simple-looking interface when first opened, showing Computer icon with ticked green screen when all is well; and likewise for Web and Mail, referring to web browsing, email and anti-phishing protection.

This article has been extracted from http://www.macworld.co.uk, please click on this link to read the article in full http://www.macworld.co.uk/review/security/eset-cyber-security-for-mac-review-3523723/

Montash is a multi-award winning, global IT recruitment firm. Specialising in permanent and contract positions across mid-senior appointments which cover a wide range of industry sectors and IT functions, including:

ERP, BI & Data, Information Security, IT Architecture & Strategy, Scientific Technologies, Demand IT and Business Engagement, Digital and E-commerce, Infrastructure and Service Delivery, Project and Programme Delivery.

With offices based in London, Montash has completed assignments in over 30 countries and has appointed technical professionals from board level to senior and mid-management in permanent and contract roles.

comments powered by Disqus

Social Stream

Latest News

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdqvmtkvmtuvndivntgvnjcyl3nodxr0zxjzdg9ja18xmja3mdi1ndcuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilcizodb4mtawiyjdxq

Evolve or Die: The Importance of Being Agile

2017-04-19 18:00:00 +0100

In the high-speed world of IT, agility is essential if you want to stay on top. Over the last 20 years, Montash Managing Director Roy Dungworth has experienced many changes in the industry. But two things never change - the need for business agility and the importance of people. Roy shares his insights after two decades in the industry. The pace of the IT industry increases every year. The way people buy or consume information today is having an enormou...

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmdgvmdkvmzkvmtqvmzgxl3dvbwvuigluigj1c2luzxnzlmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimzgwedewmcmixv0

Dear 18-year-old me: It’s a woman’s world too

2017-03-08 09:00:00 +0000

With International Women’s Day being all about celebrating the cultural, economic, political and social achievements of women, it highlights the issue of women in technology, which remains a contentious one. Recent research from WISE, which campaigns for gender balance in science, technology and engineering, found that women only make up just 17 per cent of all IT professionals in the UK. Montash Recruitment Consultant Sadiye Booker has shared her exper...