Is it recommended to use a Antivirus on IGEL OS?

Hello everyone,

I just had a quick question from our Sec Team. I explained the security benefits of iGel and he had no problem with it, but he was curious if it is compatible to put a third party AV on the systems. We currently use SentinelOne. Is this possible?

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AV vendors have not signed up for IGEL ready program because they don’t expect to sell anything for a hardened read only device.

If the vendor has a Ubuntu based AV product and you have some extra money to toss out… A Custom Partition can be created.

Examples can be found here:

Endpoint Security Software

thank you so much!

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