Free Tool: 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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5.2.b: Anti-virus Updates and Periodic Scans are Configured   Ensure that anti-virus software is configured for automatic updates and periodic scans


This query gathers the status of anti-virus software configuration and verifies that the anti-virus is configured to run periodic scans and it is configured for automatic updates of virus definitions, signatures and malware protections. Action1 helps to maintain compliance with this section of PCI DSS by automating periodic assessments of antivirus configuration and its current update status.

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5.2.b: Anti-virus Updates and Periodic Scans are Configured
 




Related Alerts and Reports:

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


Find more information on 5.2.b: Anti-virus Updates and Periodic Scans are Configured at Microsoft TechNet.