Baffled as to why my company failed the UK's assessment for not having anti-virus on . It was a hard fail.

Never come across this before - and last year we passed despite explicitly stating no antivirus on linux machines.

Assessors are

Anybody else come across this?

@athairbirb I'm just going to install something as a box-ticking exercise (will check out clamAV); I'm a bit more interested as to why they think linux systems need antivirus in order to be secure. Perhaps I've been naive?!


Burocrats cont understand technology

@aral @davidoclubb The real kicker would be if you install anti-virus they fail you for running untrusted anti-virus software.

@davidoclubb Was this for Essentials, or Plus?

Some auditors are seriously brutal. Others will work with you a little and provide you guidance, as opposed to just flat out failing you.

As for the AV, I believe it's more about proving you're protecting against malware where data could be stored.

We're just prepping for our Plus renewal again. It's a bloody nightmare :).

If you're going for Plus, brace yourself for some new rules around BYOD.

@gray just standard thankfully, and the feedback has been useful so hopefully we will pass on our free Secunderabad attempt...😬😱

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