Microsoft Forefront (Discontinued Product)

Microsoft Forefront (Discontinued Product)

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Microsoft Forefront (Discontinued Product)

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June 13, 2016
Forefront and SCEP are used in our organization as a centrally managed virus and malware detection system. The clients in conjunction with …

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What is Microsoft Forefront (Discontinued Product)?

Forefront is Microsoft's antivirus offering.

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Emma Ridener | TrustRadius Reviewer
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Forefront and SCEP are used in our organization as a centrally managed virus and malware detection system. The clients in conjunction with the back end server provide excellent protection across our groups. The definitions are updated constantly, and we have had very few major incidents since the adoption of this new platform.
  • SCEP is a light weight client which is minimally impactful on the user end.
  • Forefront's management console provides excellent monitoring and reporting.
  • Setup and configuration is very easy.
  • Malware detection is not quite 100%. We have to use a secondary program occasionally.
  • On low ram and weak CPU systems scanning can freeze the machine.
  • The same reporting tools that are on the console version, aren't on the client.
In large deployments, I have found Microsoft Forefront to be very effective at combating the majority of threats faced by our users. It provides the base platform for catching threats that would otherwise threaten our users and their data. If you have an environment that is under constant malware threat, then a secondary program may be needed as required.