EA-STD-040 Anti-malware Protection

Architectural Classification

Technology \ Security \ Malware and Anti-virus

Standard Specification

Anti-malware is the collective term covering both anti-virus and malware software detection and appropriate measures to either quarantine or delete the malicious files. Anti-malware software when working on a stable, patched and supportable operating system provide the end user with a suitable platform from which they can work effectively with their computers.

 

Baseline (Today) Emerging (To track)
Server:

  • Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection
  • Kaspersky Antivirus for Windows Server (v8)
  • Clam AV

Client:

  • Kaspersky Endpoint Protection Mac (v8)
  • Kaspersky Endpoint Protection Windows (v10)

 

Server:

  • Exchange Online Protection
  • Open Sourced products (Linux, Windows and Mac)
  • Market leading anti-malware products

Client:

  • Market leading anti-malware products
Tactical (0-3 years) Strategic (3-6 years)
Server:

  • Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection
  • Kaspersky Antivirus for Windows Server (v8)
  • Clam AV

Client:

  • Kaspersky Endpoint Protection Mac (v8)
  • Kaspersky Endpoint Protection Windows (v10)
  • Clam AV
Server:

  • Clam AV or an alternate Open Sourced product
  • Kaspersky or similar protection (Windows and Mac)

Client:

  • Clam AV or an alternate Open Sourced product
  • Kaspersky or similar protection (Windows and Mac)
Retirement (to be removed) Containment (No new development)
  • Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection
  • Sophos
  • Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection

 

Author: Paul Ferrier Date: 28/11/2014 Version: 1.0
Document Security Level: PUBLIC 
Document Approvals: Technical Architecture Group

Enterprise Architecture Practice

Enterprise Architecture Board

IT Director

02/12/2014

08/12/2014

December 2014

tbc

Review Date: December 2015

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