IT security firm ESET East Africa, was on Friday 14 September recognised as the Cyber Security Company of the year at the 2018 Digital Inclusion Awards (DIA).
ESET specialises in the provision of multilayered internet security solutions for both corporate and consumer uses. The company is headquartered in Slovakia and has been in operation in Kenya since opening a regional office in 2015.
Teddy Njoroge, Channel Manager for ESET East Africa in charge of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda said the award showed that the company was on the right track in growing the adoption and use of professional cybesecurity products and services in the region.
“We are delighted and humbled by this acknowledgement of the good work we do in supporting our clients and our committment as a company is to continuously offer best in class internet and information security services in the market,” he said.
ESET also offers free cybersecurity awareness training for businesses and their employees as a majority of cyber breaches are caused by employee errors and ommissions.
The awards ceremony was held at the Intercontinental Hotel and was organized by Digital Events Limited, in conjunction with the ICT Authority. DIA aims to recognize and celebrate key businesses and entities that that have adopted digital solutions in their daily business practices.