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Installing and Using Anti-Virus Software on your Computer

Anti-Virus/Malware software

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Written by Ashley Hyman
Updated over a week ago

NOTE: Your company may have alternate specific guidance for how you should use anti-virus software - please check with your IT and compliance teams.

It's important to install and use Anti-Virus (AV) software on your machine. Ask your IT administrator or manager which AV solution is the chosen provider for your company. If you are using the Drata Application, it will report back to the Drata system that you are compliant.

Here is a representative list of AV software the Drata Agent currently supports. If you are using something different, reach out to our team to have it added as an approved option.

  • Avira

  • Bitdefender

  • Comodo antivirus

  • Clam AntiVirus

  • Crowdstrike

  • Cybereason next-generation antivirus (ngav)

  • Cyberinc isla

  • Cylance smart antivirus

  • Deeparmor

  • Dell endpoint security suite enterprise

  • Eset nod32 antivirus business edition for linux

  • Fireeye endpoint security

  • FortiClient

  • Gravityzone elite

  • Gravityzone ultra

  • IBM proventia

  • Malwarebytes

  • Mcafee mvision endpoint

  • Mcafee livesafe

  • Mcafee small business

  • Menlo security

  • NANO Antivirus

  • Netgear Antivirus

  • Reve antivirus

  • Secpod saner

  • Secureit pro

  • SentinelOne

  • Sophos

  • Spamfighter

  • SpamTitan

  • Splunk insights for ransomware

  • Total defense anti-virus

  • Trend micro interscan viruswall

  • Trend micro apex one

  • Verizon security & privacy multi-device

  • Microsoft defender

  • Zonealarm

Do note that if you are on MacOS Big Sur (11.0 or later), Drata gives simultaneous AV credit without a standalone app.

Anti-Virus software for Ubuntu users:

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