Free Tool: 5.2: Maintain Anti-virus Software


Ensure that anti-virus software is kept current, performs periodic scans and generates audit logs









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Having anti-virus software deployed is not enough if it's not properly maintained. All virus definitions and updates must be kept current to ensure adequate protection against constantly evolving malware. Action1 helps to automate assessments of anti-virus maintenance status per this PCI requirement.

5.2.c: Anti-virus Definitions are Current and Periodic Scans are Performed
    Ensure that anti-virus software has current virus definitions and periodic scans are actually performed
5.2.d: Anti-virus Audit Logs are Enabled and Retained
    Ensure that anti-virus software generates audit logs and the logs are properly retained
5.2.b: Anti-virus Updates and Periodic Scans are Configured
    Ensure that anti-virus software is configured for automatic updates and periodic scans

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