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On-Access Scanning

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  Performing real-time scans on a computer of each file as it is downloaded, opened, or executed.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-69

  Configuring a security tool to perform real-time scans of each file for malware as the file is downloaded, opened, or executed.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-83 Rev. 1