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CMMC Practice Requirement:


System and Information Integrity – SI.1.213

Perform periodic scans of the information system and real-time scans of files from external sources as files are downloaded, opened, or executed.

System and Information Integrity – SI.1.213- Clarification Statement

Companies should use anti-malware software to scan and identify viruses in their computer systems, and have a plan for how often scans are conducted. Real-time scans will look at the system whenever new files are downloaded, opened, and saved. Periodic scans check previously saved files against updated malware information.​​

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