Antivirus software for personally owned devices

Antivirus software is used to prevent, detect and remove malicious software. The Office of Cybersecurity’s recommendations for antivirus software are listed below.


  • Helps detect and remove viruses from your computer
  • Provides added safety when working remotely from your personal device

Getting started

Please read all instructions prior to taking any actions:

Personally owned Windows devices

Personally owned macOS devices

While macOS does have built-in security features to protect against malicious/unwanted applications and files, it is beneficial to supplement this built-in protection with antivirus software. Recommended antivirus solutions for faculty, staff and students are below:

Terms of use

Faculty and staff: check with your department IT administrator before installing any of these products.



Available to

  • Faculty
  • Researchers
  • Staff
  • Students

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