Antivirus

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Advanced Users: Things to Check Periodically

  • Ensure your computer is reporting to InSight and is compliant
  • Ensure antivirus software is up-to-date (e.g., System Center Endpoint Protections (SCEP))
    • Check InSight or SCEP - opens via the Start button
      • Ensure 'Real-time protection:' is "On"
      • Ensure 'Virus and spyware definitions:' are "Up to date"
  • Ensure your computer has the latest Operating System updates
    • Check InSight or open Control Panel | Programs and Features | View Installed Updates
      • Ensure there are updates within the last month, especially in the Microsoft Windows section
  • Ensure Microsoft System Center is installed
    • If it is reporting to InSight, it is - otherwise go to Start | All Programs
      • Ensure Microsoft System Center 2012 folder exists
  • Ensure Identity Finder is installed If your computer is classified as Category I or if required by OIT/OIS
  • Ensure CrashPlan Pro is installed
  • Check InSight to ensure your computer is encrypted, or
  • Check your computer to see if encryption is enabled:
    • BitLocker – (Windows) Control Panel | BitLocker Drive Encryption | Hard Disk Drives
    • FileVault II (Mac OSX 10.7+) System Preferences |Security and Privacy | FileVault Tab ​

Contact the Office of Information Security for more options.

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