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Barracuda Managed Workplace

Configuring Avast Business Antivirus Policies: Configuring Antivirus Settings

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The antivirus settings of Avast Business Antivirus Policies include:

  • DeepScreen—Enable to run suspicious programs that aren't known to core antivirus technologies in the Sandbox, where it is compared to malicious behavior patterns, giving you the chance to allow or block it.
  • CyberCapture—Enable the CyberCapture cloud-based smart file scanner to isolate suspicious files in a safe environment and automatically establish a two-way communication channel with Avast Threat Labs for immediate analysis.
  • Hardened Mode—Enable to evaluate files is based on their reputation coming from the cloud.
  • Exclusions—Identify paths and URLs excluded from scanning and shield protection.
  1. Click Configuration > Policies > Avast Antivirus.
  2. Click the name of a policy.
  3. Click one of the following tabs:
    • Workstation Settings
    • Server Settings
  4. Click the Antivirus Settings tab.
  5. To run unknown suspicious programs in the Sandbox, in the DeepScreen section, click the Activate check box.
  6. To isolate suspicious files and send info to Avast Threat Labs, in the CyberCapture section, click the Activate check box, then select a suspicious files check box.
  7. Select an option in the Hardened Mode box:
    • Disabled
    • Moderate—Blocks files that have bad or no ratings
    • Aggressive—Only chosen executable files with known good ratings are allowed
  8. Click Apply Changes.
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