Updating virus protection software
Using one method of updating does not preclude the other.On the same computer, you can choose to schedule Live Update automatic updates, and also manually use Live Update or run Intelligent Updater whenever you wish to update your virus definitions.scans for both malware and performance issues, and even catches malicious downloads before they reach your PC.
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You can use Live Update to automatically update your protection.
Live Update is enabled by default to update definitions Monday through Friday every 10 minutes. Rapid Response definitions are most useful for a perimeter defense to mitigate quickly spreading threats. Rapid Response definitions are created when a new threat is discovered.
On this page: (10.5 through 10.7.x) is available from IUware (requires Indiana University Network ID).
The University Information Security Office (UISO) recommends that you update your virus definitions daily, and scan your computer weekly. Live Update will download the virus definitions from Symantec's site.
Symantec Brightmail Gateway relies on up-to-date information to detect viruses and threats.