Administrative Procedures Handbook

Anti-Malware Guidelines

The university supports an approved anti-malware product for use in all university computers and servers, and:

  • The anti-malware product shall be operated in real time on all client computers and Windows server computers. The product shall be configured for real time protection.
  • The anti-malware library definitions shall be checked at least once per day and updated as available.
  • Anti-malware scans shall be done a minimum of once per week on all university controlled workstations and servers.
  • Removing or permanently disabling anti-malware protection violates university policy.
  • WIU supports a centralized anti-malware model and advocates that clients receive anti-malware updates from University Technology.