ESET Delivers Gaming-Optimized Cybersecurity Solutions for HUE Invitational Championship

As Presenting Sponsor and the Scholarship Pricing Sponsor, ESET will host the largest collegiate esports tournament in the United States with onsite technology support and scholarships for the winners

SAN DIEGO, September 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ESET, a global leader in digital security, today announced its partnership with Hue Invitational, including sponsorship and technology integration. Created and hosted annually by Harrisburg University of Science and Technologythese years TINT Invitation, which takes place Sept 24-25, had over 120 college and university teams competing in Rocket League, Overwatch, and League of Legends. The final eight teams in each game title will converge on TINT This weekend invited to play in every title for the championship.

TINT represents the largest collegiate esports tournament in the US, and we are excited to support University of Harrisburg to organize another successful championship this weekend,” said Brent McCarty, President of ESET North America. “As esports continues to grow, so do cybersecurity threats targeting gamers and esports organizers. The Hue Festival leveraged ESET to secure their machines at this year’s event as they recognize our longstanding commitment to the gaming market, and special features like Gamer Mode that are embedded in our solutions.”

ESET is a presenting sponsor and official sponsor of the scholarship award for: TINT By invitation, winners with $25,000 in college scholarships. ESET has deployed advanced cybersecurity solutions to: TINT to bolster event security and avoid performance delays for the participants gathering from across the country this weekend.

“ESET has been a great partner for our tournament because they understand gamers’ priorities and technology requirements,” said Joe Gramanoprogram director esports at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. “As threats proliferate in the esports space, now was the right time to increase our focus on cybersecurity. We appreciate the generosity of ESET, who came to support us TINT at multiple sponsorship levels and ensuring our winners walk away with valuable scholarships.”

Professional esports teams, competition organizers and millions of gamers need to stay safe while enjoying the highest possible, uninterrupted performance. As esports and the popularity of gaming continue to grow, ESET offers a range of consumer solutions that, among other benefits, offer a superior level of detection while maintaining a very low system impact, especially when contained Gamer Mode.

ESET’s advanced cybersecurity solutions combine multi-layered proprietary technology with real-time intelligence, making them popular with consumers, businesses and enterprises. To support these customers, the company has hundreds of experts and researchers in 13 R&D centers around the world who analyze unprecedented threats and track advanced threat group activity. As part of Google’s App Defense Alliance, the company helps protect the Google Play Store for millions of users around the world.

To learn more about ESET cybersecurity solutions, visit here. For more information about ESETs Gamer Modevisit here.

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For more than 30 years, ESET® has been developing industry-leading IT security software and services to provide businesses and consumers around the world with comprehensive, multi-layered protection against cybersecurity threats. ESET has long been a pioneer in machine learning and cloud technologies that prevent, detect and respond to malware. ESET is a private company that promotes scientific research and development worldwide. For more information visit www.eset.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebookand Twitter.

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