Anti-Virus for VMware Tanzu might be necessary for regulatory purposes if your compliance auditor requires antivirus protection within your Ops Manager environment.

For example, auditors sometimes expect that antivirus protection is present in an environment that must comply with standards such as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) or Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).Anti-Virus for VMware Tanzu complies with the U.S. Department of Defense STIG rule SV-92701r1_rule, version UBTU-16-030900, which belongs to group SRG-OS-000480-GPOS-00227.