- Service Overview
- Eligibility & Costs
- Support, How-To’s & Info
The University of Arizona provides Sophos Central for all university-owned machines. Sophos is available for both Windows and OS X. Your departmental IT staff will install it.
Sophos Central is the anti-virus, anti-malware, and device encryption solution to protect endpoints and servers against malware, including viruses, worms, and trojans, as well as to enforce encryption requirements from a central web interface.
Students, faculty, and staff should maintain a current antivirus on their personal machines for optimal security.
- Students and retirees may be interested in the free Sophos Home option. Faculty, staff, DCCs, and student workers are eligible for Sophos Home Premium on their personally owned machines. For more information and a link to Sophos Home, visit the Software License page.
- You can also check with your internet service provider, or use any antivirus you like. Be sure to keep your subscription current.
- If you are changing antivirus software, unistall the old software before intalling the new one.
IT staff who would like to install Sophos Central should see Getting Started at Information Security's Sophos Central Confluence page.
University-owned machines are eligible for Sophos Centrral (installed by departmental IT).
Faculty, staff, DCCs, and student workers are eligible to use complimentary licenses for Sophos Home Premium on their personally-owned machines.
Sophos Home has free and premium versions available to anyone, including students and retirees.
Contact the 24/7 Support Center
IT staff installing Sophos Central on university-owned machines, see the Sophos Central Confluence page.