FAQ | Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: What are my Anti-Virus choices?
A: The following charts summarize your Anti-Virus choices.

For Mac:

   Work (University Owned) Home Use (Personally Owned)
Faculty Sophos for Mac Sophos Home Edition for Mac
Staff Sophos for Mac Sophos Home Edition for Mac
Student N/A Sophos Home Edition for Mac

Sophos for Mac can be downloaded from the campus software site.
For more information or to download a free copy of Sophos Home Edition for Mac, please go to the Sophos Home Edition Website.

For Windows:

   Work (University Owned) Home Use (Personally Owned)
Faculty Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection
(previously known as Forefront Endpoint Protection)
Windows XP, Vista, 7: Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE)
Windows 8: Microsoft Windows Defender
Staff Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection
(previously known as Forefront Endpoint Protection)
Windows XP, Vista, 7: Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE)
Windows 8: Microsoft Windows Defender
Student N/A Windows XP, Vista, 7: Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE)
Windows 8: Microsoft Windows Defender

NOTE: Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) is not available for Windows 8 RT at this point. Windows 8 RT does run Microsoft Windows Defender which now includes Microsoft Security Essentials – the free, consumer version of SCEP

Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection can be downloaded from ???
For more information or to download a free copy of Microsoft Security Essentials for your Windows machine, please go to the Microsoft Website .
For more information about Microsoft Windows Defender for your Windows 8 machine, please go to the Microsoft Website .