What is Cloud AV
Last updated: August 02, 2022
CatchPulse Cloud AV leverages on stronger anti-malware’ scanning capabilities by using 10+ industry standard anti-virus engines in the cloud to provide continuous scanning for your computer.
This helps to achieve a higher and accurate detection rate. It scans every executable files on the user’s computer and does not use any heuristic rule to leave out any “safe” file which may later turn out to be sophisticated viruses. With everything entirely in the cloud, not only minimal computer resources is used compared to standalone offline anti-viruses, it also means that it can even work seamlessly with them.
Cloud AV is part of the Multiple Layers of Defense from CatchPulse. All untrusted applications detected by Application Allowlisting are not only compared against a comprehensive database of trusted application certificates, it is also thoroughly scanned by Cloud AV’s multiple anti-virus engines in the cloud.
The combined libraries of more than 10 anti-virus engines are invaluable to making informed decisions when trusting or denying possible threats detected by Application Allowlisting. This allows you to confidently stay on top of malicious attacks that pose as harmless applications all the time.