17.3.23 Protection against malicious software

Users are responsible for ensuring that any IT asset they manage have:

  • Latest software patches and updates applied
  • Anti-virus or other applicable anti-malicious software installed and up to date
  • Real-time inspection of files for malicious software is enable Potentially malicious files quarantined when detected
  • A full scan of the files to detect malicious software run periodically
  • All data or software received from external parties scanned before opening or importing

Users must remain abreast of the latest security updates from IT, and make efforts to prevent malicious software infection

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