In today’s connected environments, Linux IT professionals can no longer claim that viruses are only a Windows threat.
The biggest excuse people make for forgoing virus protection is that they scan their client PCs and therefore no virus would make it to the server. However, effective malware defense requires multiple layers. This brings us to the importance of native virus scanning.
The following infographic highlights the four main reasons security experts give for using anti-virus software that runs natively on your Linux system.