ESET Cyber Security Pro
ESET Cyber Security is a fully featured security suite for Mac devices powered by award winning cloud scanning technology. Designed in such a way that it doesn't hamper the performance and doesn't slow down system. Internet security module adds a layer of protection by offering personal Firewall and Parental control bundled within.
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ESET Cyber Security Pro is the top most range product from the company for the protection of Mac devices. Along with the basic protection against malware and spyware, Pro version comes with Personal Firewall and Parental control.
ESET Cyber Security Pro Key Features
- Antivirus and Anti-spyware
- Personal Firewall
- Removable Media Control
- Social Media Scanner
- Presentation Mode
- Parental Control
- Cloud Powered scanning
- Small System Footprint
- Automatic Updates
It is a total protection which includes all modules of security necessary for a device. PRO suite has been specifically designed considering iMac at home which is shared by more than one family member. Students or Home user with medium level of technical know-how can also go for ESET Cyber Security Pro in case they need more control.
Firewall bundled with the product can be considered as the USP of the program because by default the Firewall is disabled in Mac devices. If you want to have a sophisticated network control which itself is intelligent to block malicious traffic, then ESET is providing it in Cyber Security Pro suite.
User Interface and Functionality
ESET Security products have straightforward user interface which is easy to understand. Dashboard offers access to necessary modules of the program namely Computer scanner, Firewall, Web & Email Protection and Parental Control. Clicking on which open up advanced configurations in that specific module.
Parental control lets you create new account from the program itself and assign role. And then on the basis of roles, rules can be defined for specific user.
Personal Firewall detects all the active network connections on the system and offers an option to choose the type. On basis of the type, you can configure which kind of traffic to be allowed and what has to be blocked.
Real time scanner continues to scan files on the system in background without disturbing the user and his task. Program also has a Presentation mode in which there are no popups or security warnings.
Performance and Conclusion
Even though the real time scanner was always on in the background scanning thousands of files in the background, we didn’t notice any visible amount of difference in working performance in Macbook Air 13″ running OS X 10.10 Yosemite.
ESET Cyber Security can be considered as the perfect solution which offers all-round protection under one window.