What preventive maintenance action should be taken to help improve system security?
- Automate any antivirus scanners.
- Defragment the hard drive.
- Perform backups regularly.
- Error check the hard drive.
Regular scanning in search for viruses is a way to detect one type of malicious software before it causes any damage to the system. A good technician should schedule automatic scans to remove any virus that may have entered into the computer.