DTAM016 - McAfee VirusScan must be configured to receive DAT and Engine updates - scheduling enabled


Antivirus signature files are updated almost daily by antivirus software vendors. These files are made available to antivirus clients as they are published. Keeping virus signature files as current as possible is vital to the security of any system. The antivirus software product must be configured to receive those updates automatically in order to afford the expected protection.


From the ePO server console System Tree, select the Systems tab, select the asset for the task assignment, select Actions, select Agent, and Select Modify Tasks on a Single System. Select Actions, and select New Client Task Assignment. In the Task to Schedule: area, select McAfee Agent for the product. Select Product Update for the Task Type. Select Create New Task. Provide a descriptive name for the task. Locate the 'Package Types:' label. Select the 'Engine' and 'DAT' options. Select Save. On the Schedule page, locate the 'Schedule Status:' label, and select the 'Enabled' option. Locate the 'Schedule type:' label, and from the pull down menu, select at least 'Daily'. Select Next. On the Summary page, verify the settings and select Save. Update the client machine.

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References: 800-53|SI-3(2), CAT|II, CCI|CCI-001247, Rule-ID|SV-216901r397855_rule, STIG-ID|DTAM016, STIG-Legacy|SV-55151, STIG-Legacy|V-6585, Vuln-ID|V-216901

Plugin: Windows

Control ID: eccbe7ed5eb489280387201fe38bb39d0517714e0b71034d10eb538be93f684b