ESET offers a variety of plans for Windows, macOS, Android and Linux. There’s a no-cost version that comes with basic security. The more expensive plans include features such as parental controls, password management and encryption of data. The most expensive plan has a gaming mode to block unauthorized access to your computer’s hardware when you play.
The software doesn’t take long to install and the setup is easy. It doesn’t overwhelm your computer with unnecessary software, as well. There are a few extra options to play with, but most tools and features are clearly listed on the left sidebar.
A brand new feature called Connected Home Monitor provides an excellent visual representation of your network, as well as the devices that are connected to it. You can use it to check your network for vulnerabilities such as open ports or weak router passwords.
A pop-up will appear each when you insert the USB device. You can choose to scan your drive immediately or have the program perform the scan automatically. in the event you don’t want to perform a full scan, you can still start an on-demand scan.
Advanced users will appreciate being able to control how and what the suite is examined. You can define the number of folders, files and the specific items that the program will examine. You can even specify the depth at which the program must scan archives, if you want to omit certain kinds of files from the initial scan.