|Description||Service Providers, Network Operators, and Public Safety should deploy malware protection tools where feasible, establish processes to keep signatures current, and establish procedures for reacting to an infection.|
|Network Type(s)||Cable; Internet/Data; Satellite; Wireless; Wireline|
|Industry Role(s)||Service Provider; Network Operator|
|Keyword(s)||Cyber Security;Intrusion Detection;Network Operations;Software;|
|Reference/Comments||NIST SP800-83 Guide to malware incident prevention and handling
Note: Service providers may choose to offer virus protection as a value-added service to their customers as part of a service offering, but that is not required by this Best Practice.