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Services Overview

This Article Applies to:

  • AVG Business Antivirus

Antivirus Service - Components

  • File Shield: Scans programs and files saved on the device for malicious threats as they are opened, run, modified, and saved to help prevent any detected malware from infecting the system.
  • Web Shield: Scans transferred data when browsing online to help prevent malware from being downloaded and run.
  • Mail Shield: Checks incoming and outgoing email messages in real time for viruses and links to malicious websites.
  • Behavior Shield: Monitors processes on the device to detect and block suspicious files based on their similarity to other known threats.
  • Remote Access Shield: Helps protect the device by blocking detected unwanted remote connections.
  • Firewall: Monitors network traffic to protect from unauthorized communication and intrusions.
  • Exchange: Helps protect Microsoft Exchange Server against threats without interfering with its performance.
  • SharePoint: Helps protect Microsoft SharePoint Server against threats without interfering with its performance.
  • Data Shredder: Irreversibly erases selected files, folders, or entire drives by overwriting them with meaningless data multiple times before deleting them, which prevents their restoration or misuse.
  • Browser Data Protection (Password Protection): Helps secure browser-stored passwords against theft by preventing applications and detected malware from viewing, changing, or deleting them.

Additional Services (Managed via Cloud Console Only)

  • Patch Management: Helps keep devices up to date with the latest feature and security patches. It is available as an add-on in the Cloud Console only.

Components by Subscription

AV Component/Additional Service Antivirus File Server Email Server Internet Security
File Shield
Web Shield
Mail Shield
Behavior Shield    
Remote Access Shield
Firewall    
Exchange    
SharePoint
Data Shredder
Browser Data Protection (Password Protection)      
Patch Management (available as add-on) (available as add-on) (available as add-on) (available as add-on)

Supported Operating Systems

AV Component/Additional Service Windows Workstation Windows Server
File Shield
Web Shield
Mail Shield
Behavior Shield  
Remote Access Shield
Firewall  
Exchange  
SharePoint  
Data Shredder
Browser Data Protection (Password Protection)  
Patch Management

Customizing Services

To see which customization options are available for AVG Business services in the local client, please refer to the Knowledge Base articles listed below.

Patch Management cannot be accessed/managed locally.

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