[OT] Virus scanning strategies
prandal at HEREFORDSHIRE.GOV.UK
Fri Jan 30 14:17:12 GMT 2004
It all falls apart when for whatever reason the antivirus fails (either
totally or to update patterns) on one or more of the desktops. That's why
defence in depth is needed.
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> Subject: Re: [OT] Virus scanning strategies
> Randal, Phil wrote:
> >>>c) IN a Company environment , Mailscanner yes or no, each computer
> >>>should run on-Demand Virus scanning.
> >>i prefer
> >>clients - "on-access"
> >>server - "on-demand"
> >When I set up our Netware servers I did virus scan on write, then a
> >scheduled overnight full scan. But full on-access scanning
> on the desktop.
> why not?
> i can sleep very well with this setup since a few years
> viruses on the server
> = 1 = eicar-test-virus
> viruses on the clients immediately shutdown by sophos
> = no chance to infect other clients = ~ 30
> our file-server (no internet-access) has enough to do with serving the
> the clients have no problems with this setup.
> let tell it me "distributed server-virus-scanning from the
> nice article
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