Antivirus Regulation

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TitleAntivirus Regulation
CategoryInformation Technology
Sub-categorySecurity and Compliance
AuthorityVice Chancellor for Administration and Finance

ITCS Policy # 7.302 Supersedes Policy Dated: October 3, 2001 Review Date: November 9, 2011 Placed in University Policy Manual after EXPEDITED REVIEW, transitioned without substantive change from prior version, March 25, 2013.


Margaret Umphrey Director, IT Security 252-328-9187

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1. Introduction

1.1 Purpose of Regulation

To establish guidelines governing the use and connection of computing devices on the University's Data Communication Network. This Regulation applies to all University desktop, laptop, mobile and server computing systems.

1.2 Person(s) with Primary Responsibility

Director of IT Security

2. Regulation

All desktop, laptop, mobile and server computing systems (that have ITCS supported anti-virus software where applicable) connected to the East Carolina University computer network (herein referred to as "the network") or networked resources shall have ITCS-supported antivirus software (preferably the most current version) correctly installed, configured, activated, and updated with the latest version of virus definitions before or immediately upon connecting to the network. Directions for procurement, installation, configuration, and use of antivirus software are located at .