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Antivirus for legacy network
« on: January 21, 2022, 10:57:46 AM »
What Anti-virus do you use for your legacy networks?  We currently use Sophos but the renewal price is astronomical - over double what we previously paid, and really hard to justify such an increase.

I can definitely see the benefit of using it for our servers, but for client desktops I'm tempted to give Windows defender a good look again for client desktops.

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Re: Antivirus for legacy network
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2022, 11:52:44 AM »
Yeah we have sophos too but considering cancelling it as last years renewal was very high.
I also think the windows built in AV should be sufficient when tied with the Censornet and group policy restrictions

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Re: Antivirus for legacy network
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2022, 10:35:23 AM »
We use the AV thats built in to windows now.

It does the job, plus if a machine were to get infected, we will just reimage and it will be back up and running in 15-20mins.

All our servers are VM's and backed up on site as well as a copy on backblaze. It wouldn't take long to spin up a new vm and restore a backup.
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