15.52 – Computer Virus Scan Software

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Scope: NMSU System

Source: ARP Chapter 15 | Information Management and Data Security

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ARP 15.75 - Network Connection

Revision History:

2017 Recompilation, formerly Rule

A. Purpose

To specify the requirements for virus scan software installed on NMSU network-connected desktop/laptop computers and other portable computing devices.


B. Rule

Any desktop/laptop computer or other portable computing device connected to NMSU network infrastructure shall have operational antivirus software installed and updated as appropriate. Where appropriate, servers using network infrastructure should have operational antivirus software installed and updated.  Computers failing to comply with this Rule shall be subject to the loss of network privileges. See Network Disconnection Rule and Security Tips at ICT Security.