Active Scanning on Endpoints

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Active Scanning on Endpoints

L3 Networker

We intend to perform scheduled scanning on all endpoints. So we wondered if active scanning was required on all endpoints repeatedly, or if cortex developed its own scan whenever a new file was created or added to the system.


L4 Transporter

Hi @Shashanksinha 

CXDR doesnt work as a traditional AV. We are not the same. We do not scan files continously since this is time consuming and even worst high consumption of resources for very little value. Scanning AVs are based on old signatures that advance attackers never use, which leave you unprotected against real threats.

We are based on behavior. Even though you can still perform scheduled scans, we do not recommend to do it too often to not to waste your assets resources also as mentioned before you wont detect may threats that are not on AV  signatures. 

Scans in CXDR are performed just if you configure them, so not by default

Hope this helps,



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