Anti-Virus/Spyware and Desktop Firewall

Anti-Virus/Spyware software is used to prevent, detect, and remove malware, including viruses, worms, and spyware. A desktop firewall, an optional part of the Anti-Virus/Spyware software provided by ITD, protects computers by controlling what can be sent or received from a computer connected to the Internet.

State agencies receive Palto Alto Traps as a component of their Technology Fee.

Requesting Service

ITD's online Work Management System (WMS) may be used to submit a "Generic" service request.

Associated Rates

Title Current Rate Current One Time Fee
Anti-Virus Client (Political Sub Only)

ITD has entered into a enterprise license agreement with Symantec for Norton Anti-Virus.

Technology Fee

Network access charge is assessed for each state FTE for statewide area network access and other network services.


Related Standards and Guidelines

Anti-Malware Standard

Policies and responsibilities for the use of Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware tools