Malware and viruses can penetrate your network in thousands of ways. Modern-day attacks involve sophisticated malware that can easily circumvent carefully crafted firewall rules and other security-hardening measures. Therefore, it's necessary to have 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 endpoints in the network and the constant addition of new endpoints to the existing horde.
Here 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 the installed antivirus software in your devices from a centralized console. New viruses are detected every day by antivirus software. And vendors are coming up with definition updates to address them. Hence, antivirus software requires to be 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 the latest antivirus definitions. With this information, you can detect security weaknesses in your network and rectify them to improve your security posture against malware and viruses.
Furthermore, you can deploy antivirus definition updates directly from the console to Windows Defender Antivirus
Vulnerability Manager Plus periodically gathers information on the latest definition updates for the mentioned antivirus software. You can download and deploy them automatically to your endpoints using automated patch deployment using Vulnerability Manager Plus.