About On-Demand Scan tasks
August 3, 2023
Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity for Nodes scans the specified area for viruses and other computer security threats. Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity for Nodes scans protected device files, RAM, and autorun objects.
Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity for Nodes provides the following On-Demand Scan tasks:
- The Scan at Operating System Startup task is performed every time Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity for Nodes starts. Application scans boot sectors and master boot records of hard drives, removable drives, system memory, and process memory. Every time Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity for Nodes runs the task, it creates a copy of non-infected boot sectors. If it detects a threat in those sectors the next time the task starts, it replaces them with the backup copy.
The Scan at Operating System startup task is created automatically after installation. By default, the Notify only mode is applied. In this case, after you deploy Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity for Nodes on the devices, you can enable the Scan at Operating System startup task if no issues with system services were discovered during scan. If the application detects critical system services as infected or probably infected objects, the Notify only mode gives you time to figure out the reason and solve the issue. If the application applies the Perform recommended action mode, which calls the Disinfect. Remove, if disinfection fails action, disinfection or removal of the system files may result in critical issues with the operating system startup.
The Scan at Operating System Startup task might not be performed if a protected device wakes up after either sleep or hibernate mode. The task is performed only at protected device restart or start up after complete shut down.
- By default, the Critical Areas Scan task is performed weekly on a schedule. Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity for Nodes scans objects in critical areas of the operating system: autorun objects, boot sectors and master boot records of hard drives and removable drives, system memory and process memory. The application scans files in system folders, for example, %windir%\system32. Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity for Nodes applies security settings that correspond to the Recommended level. You can modify the settings of the Critical Areas Scan task.
- The Quarantine Scan task is executed by default according to a schedule after every database update. The Quarantine Scan task scope cannot be modified.
- The Application Integrity Control task is performed daily. It provides the option of checking Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity for Nodes modules for damage or modification. The application installation folder is checked. The task execution statistics indicate the number of modules checked and the number of modules found to be corrupted. The values of the task settings are defined by default and cannot be edited. The task start schedule settings can be edited.
Additionally, you can create custom On-Demand Scan tasks, for example, a task for scanning shared folders on the protected device.
Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity for Nodes may run several On-Demand Scan tasks at the same time.