How to configure use of heuristic analysis in scan tasks in Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows?

 

 

Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows (for file server)

 
 
 

How to configure use of heuristic analysis in scan tasks in Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows?

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2013 May 28 ID: 7410
 
 
 
 

To configure heuristic analysis used in scan tasks of Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows:

  • Open the Settings tab of the main application window.
  • In the left part of the window in the Scheduled tasks section, select the required scan task:
    • Full Scan
    • Critical Areas Scan
    • Custom Scan
  • In the right part of the window, component's settings are displayed.
  • In the Security level section, click the Settings button.
  • In the scan task settings window, go to the Additional tab.
  • Enable / disable the Heuristic Analysis option.

  • Set the required scan level of heuristic analysis use:
    • light scan

In this case, not all commands of executable files are scanned for malicious code presence. Detection rate is lower than that for medium or deep scan levels. Scan process speed is higher and resource consumption is low.

    • medium scan

In this case, command of executable files commands are scanned according to the security level recommended by Kaspersky Lab specialists.

    • deep scan

In this case, all possible commands are checked for malicious code presence. Unknown threat detection rate is high but scan processes are resource-intensive. 

  • Click OK.
  • Click Save to apply the configured settings.
 
 
 
 
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