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 techdesk@scu.edu.


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 techdesk@scu.edu

 

SCU Network Access Control approved anti-virus/antimalware solutions:

For PCs

For Macs

ZoneAlarm
Vipre AntiVirus
TrendMicro Corp
TrendMicro
Symantec Corp
Symantec
SpySweeper AV

Sophos Home (supported by SCU IT

SecureIT
PC Tools
Panda
NOD32
Microsoft Security Essentials
Microsoft SCEP
Microsoft OneCare
McAfee NA
McAfee 45
McAfee
Malwarebytes
LightSpeed
Landesk
Iolo
Immunet
Gdata
F-Secure
Fortinet
Faronics
EZ AntiVirus
Comodo
Bitdefender
AVGuard
AVG
Avast
Authentium

Trendmicro for Mac

Sophos 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
MalwareBytes

*BOLD is recommended by SCU IT