ESET is an IT security company headquartered in Bratislava, Slovakia that was founded in 1992. The company was awarded the recognition of the most successful Slovak company in 2008, 2009 and in 2010. ESET offers anti-virus and firewall products such as ESET NOD32, hence competing in the antivirus industry market. The company was founded in 1992 when Miroslav Trnka and Peter Paško, authors of antivirus software NOD, partnered up with Rudolf Hrubý. They adopted the name of the Egyptian goddess of health, marriage and love as the company name. In 1998 NOD received the VB100 award of Virus Bulletin, which helped the company establish subsidiaries in the United States, Argentina and Singapore, and development facilities in Poland and Czech Republic.