Windows & MacEligibility:
For use on university-owned machines only.
For home use a free download of Sophos Anti-Virus is available.
No charge. This tool is included with OIT's Microsoft site license for the university.Description:
Microsoft anti-virus, also known as System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) or Windows Defender, provides comprehensive virus and malware protection for Windows and Mac computers. Benefits include:
Fast performance - Scans will not slow your computer down
On-the-fly updates - Automatically updates its virus definitions as often as needed
Web Browser protection - Prevents sites that may contain malicious web content from loading
How To Obtain:Centrally managed computers
Microsoft Anti-Virus will be installed automatically on centrally managed Windows and Mac computers.Unmanaged computers
If you have a university computer that is not managed centrally, you will need to install this software yourself.
Installers for unmanaged university computers (OHIO employee login required):
Anti-Virus for WindowsAnti-Virus for MacSupport & Installation Information:
If you need help installing this software, please contact your departmental IT technician or the IT Service Desk