Unformatted text preview: • Avoid direct disk sharing with read/write access unless there is absolutely a business requirement to do so. • Always scan a floppy diskette from an unknown source for viruses before using it. • Back-up critical data and system configurations on a regular basis and store the data in a safe place. • If lab testing conflicts with anti-virus software, run the anti-virus utility to ensure a clean machine, disable the software, then run the lab test. After the lab test, enable the anti-virus software. When the anti-virus software is disabled, do not run any applications that could transfer a virus, e.g., email or file sharing. • New viruses are discovered almost every day. Periodically check the Lab Anti-Virus Policy and this Recommended Processes list for updates....
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