Ensure that anti-virus protection software is currently running on each endpoint in the CDE |
Endpoints that have anti-virus deployed and enable may still remain unprotected if runtime malware protection mechanism stop running for any reason (such as stopped by user or crashes due to internal error). This Action1 query shows the current runtime status of anti-virus on all Windows endpoints, allowing you to demonstrate your compliance with this PCI requirement.
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5.3.b: Anti-virus Cannot Be Altered by Users
Verify that user cannot disable or alter anti-virus settings on all managed endpoints
Find more information on 5.3.a: Anti-virus is Actively Running at Microsoft TechNet.