Malware and viruses can be introduced into your network in a thousands of ways. Modern day attacks involves sophisticated malware that can easily circumvent carefully crafted firewall rules and other security hardening measures. Therefore, it's necessary to have a standard antivirus software installed in your network devices to catch these malware as they appear. On an enterprise level, auditing the antivirus protection would become challenging due to a significant number of machines in the network and constant addition of new machines to the existing horde.
This is where Vulnerability Manager Plus' comes into play. With Vulnerability manager Plus' antivirus audit, you can automatically scan your endpoints for antivirus presence and identify which antivirus is installed in your devices from a centralized console. Since new viruses are identified every day and vendors, on the other hand, are coming up with definition updates quite often to address them, an antivirus software must be kept up-to-date with the latest antivirus definitions. Vulnerability manager plus helps you to identify systems in which the installed antivirus is disabled and not up-to-date with latest antivirus definitions.With these information, you can identify security weaknesses in your network and rectify them to improve your security stance against malware and viruses.
Furthermore, you can deploy antivirus definition updates directly from the console to the following antivirus software:
Vulnerability Manager Plus periodically gathers information on the latest definition updates for the above mentioned antivirus software and helps you download and deploy them automatically to your endpoints using automated patch deployment feature.