UPDATE: Starting late Fall 2022 (Sept 6), SCU current Network Access Control system, ClearPass OnGuard will be enabled. OnGuard agent will need to be installed on all computers (wired and wireless) to be able to access SCU network resources.
What anti-virus/anti-malware programs work with SCU Network Access Control system?
SCU provides Sophos Endpoint network threat protection software for free to faculty and staff only.
For registered SCU students and anyone using their personal laptop computer, you will have the option to use Sophos Home. Not a requirement, but Sophos is supported by University IT. NOTE: SCU students need to create an account with Sophos using their SCU Gmail account (i.e. SCUStudentUser@scu.edu )
If you need more information on Anti-Virus requirements, then call 408-554-5700 or email the University IT Helpdesk at email@example.com.
Latest approved AV software list is found here.
We recommend that you use fully licensed AV software. If you decided to use Trial and free versions, please be aware that these AV applications may not have the advanced features like continuous scanning. If you are unsure about your software, then stop by the University IT Service Desk in the main undergraduate library & learning commons; call the IT help desk number at 408-554-5700; or email firstname.lastname@example.org
SCU Network Access Control approved anti-virus/antimalware solutions:
Sophos Home (supported by SCU IT
Microsoft Security Essentials
Trendmicro for MacSophos Home for Mac
Panda for Mac
Norton for Mac
McAfee for Mac
MacKeeper for Mac
Kaspersky for Mac ( not recommended)
Intego for Mac
iAntiVirus for Mac
ClamXAV for Mac
Avast for Mac
AVG for Mac
*BOLD is recommended by SCU IT