Symantec Endpoint Protection Support Tool

I’m currently busy with integrating the Symantec Endpoint Protection software into a Windows 7 build for one of our customers. I wondered if the Security team had really provided me with the latest and greatest version and ended up searching for that information on the Symantec web site where I came across a post mentioning the Symantec Endpoint Protection Support Tool. For those that have a SEP 11 version prior RU5 the tool can be Read More …

Managing Microsoft Security Essentials from the Command Line

Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) is Microsoft’s free Antivirus Software which helps protecting clients against viruses and spyware. For years I had used other free Antivirus programs on my home based clients, but have switched them all to MSE since it’s release in September 2009. The MSE binaries are located in the following folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Essentials. In that folder we also find the MpCmdRun.exe which provides a command line interface for MSE. The tool Read More …