Backup Malware Scan with NAKIVO

NAKIVO Backup & Replication can be integrated with various antivirus software to scan backups for malware before restoring data. Eliminate the risk of virus and ransomware infections with reliable pre-recovery scans.

✔ Multiple antivirus vendors supported
✔ Reliable ransomware protection
✔ Full and granular recoveries


Leading Brands Trust NAKIVO


Robust Ransomware Resilience

Ensure that backups are ransomware-free before starting the recovery process


Secure Recovery

Restore infected data to an isolated network to protect your production environment


Regulatory Compliance

Maintain industry standards and comply with the regulatory requirements for data security

Scan Backups for Malware with
the NAKIVO Solution

Flexible Recovery Options

Enable backup malware scan in NAKIVO Backup & Replication to check backups before restoring data. You can perform pre-recovery scans for the following recovery types:

Robust Ransomware Protection

NAKIVO Backup & Replication provides several methods to protect from ransomware: You can apply data encryption, enable immutability or conduct backup malware scans before restoring data. In case ransomware is detected, the NAKIVO solution can either abort the recovery job or send the infected VM to an isolated network for further investigation.

Various Antivirus Integrations

The NAKIVO solution can be integrated with several antivirus software on Windows and Linux operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows Defender
  • ESET NOD32 Smart Security
  • Kaspersky Internet Security
  • Sophos Intercept X
  • Sophos Protection
  • Clam AV

“With NAKIVO Backup & Replication, the university saved time and money, while gaining peace of mind. I now spend the majority of my time not on backup administration, but on other IT-related tasks.”.
Edwardson A. Pedragosa Jr., Network Administrator at the Asia-Pacific International University
Boise Cascade
“NAKIVO’s fast VM backup and VM replication keep our critical VMs running at all times. If our VMware VMs failed, we would only need a couple of minutes to recover with VM failover and failback.”
Noel Peden, Applications Development Supervisor at Boise Cascade
“With NAKIVO Backup & Replication installed on QNAP NAS, the backup is 2.5X faster! We found a professional solution that covers all our needs, saves money, and provides reliability.”
Mickaël Masquelin, IT Department Manager at the IEMN
“With NAKIVO Backup & Replication, every hour that we save on VM backup administration can be translated into cost savings. NAKIVO Backup & Replication is resource-efficient in terms of installation and configuration. NAKIVO Backup & Replication is just what we needed.”
Samuel Riley, IT Manager at MyoKardia
One World Direct
“In NAKIVO Backup & Replication, we found a stable VM backup solution that lets us back up VMs faster and recover VMs in minutes, which is extremely helpful in order to keep our business operations available at all times.”
Steven Schmidt, System Administrator at One World Direct