Ensure that anti-virus software generates audit logs and the logs are properly retained |
This query polls the status of anti-virus software audit log configuration and verifies that the anti-virus is configured to generate audit logs and retain them according to PCI section 10.7. If any endpoints are not configured properly to generate antivirus logs or retain them, Action1 flags them as non-compliant and brings them to your attention.
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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
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
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