- Policies should be in place requiring use of anti-virus software.
- All staff should understand and agree that they should not hinder the operation of anti-virus software
- All staff should know how to recognize possible symptoms of viruses or malware on their computers
- All staff should know what to do to avoid virus/malware infections
- Anti-virus software should be installed and operating effectively on each computer in compliance with manufacturer recommendations.
- Anti-virus software should be set up to allow automatic updates from the manufacturer.
- Anti-virus software should be fully up-to-date according to manufacturer's standards.
- Handheld or mobile devices should support anti-virus software.
- Policies should be in place prescribing the use, configuration, and operation of firewalls and firewall logs.
- All computers should be protected by a properly configured firewall
- All staff should understand and agree that they should not hinder the operation of firewalls.
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