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ESET: Slovakian tech-security company making inroads in East Africa

Of the many brands and companies present in the European country of Slovak, ESET stands out rather brightly. The Slovak software company is known for its highly-reliable anti-virus technologies such as the NOD32, Smart Security or their smartphone security software. Founded in Bratislava decades ago, the company has been able to make in-roads in most parts of the world and now has a presence in Africa.

In January 2019, the Slovak Republic Ambassador to Kenya, Frantisek Dlhopolcek paid a courtesy visit to then Cabinet Secretary of the National Treasury, Henry Rotich where they signed an agreement on development cooperation between the two countries and promote trade and development.

With such an agreement, companies like ESET took advantage of the opportunities presented in the East African region to set base in Kenya. In the period of operation, ESET is looking at how it can capitalize on the changing cybersecurity needs of