Configuring virus and spyware protection

Virus and spyware protection in Client Security consists of automatic updates, manual scanning, scheduled scanning, real-time scanning, spyware scanning, DeepGuard, rootkit scanning, e-mail scanning and browsing protection.

Virus and spyware protection keeps computers protected against file viruses, spyware, riskware, rootkits and viruses that are spreading by e-mail attachments and in web traffic.

Automatic updates guarantee that virus and spyware protection is always up-to-date. Once you have set up virus and spyware protection and the automatic updates by distributing the settings in a security policy, you can be sure that the managed network is protected. You can also monitor the scanning results and other information the managed hosts send back to Policy Manager Console.

When a virus is found on a computer, one of the following actions will be taken: