Antivirus Software

Overview

Students, faculty and staff can download Sophos antivirus software on their personal computers and mobile devices for free! Sophos helps protect your devices from malware, spyware, viruses and other online threats.

Note: Sophos Home edition should not be installed on University-managed computers.

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Sophos Home features

Sophos Home provides advanced, real-time protection from malware, ransomware, and hacking attempts. Some of the features include:

  • Real-time antivirus: Protects against known viruses, malware, Trojans, worms, bots, potentially unwanted apps (PUAs), ransomware, and more.
  • Parental web filtering: Allows you to control the content your children can view online.
  • Web protection from known malicious sites: Prevents connections to compromised or dangerous sites.
  • Remote management: Secures multiple devices in any location from a simple web interface.

Download Sophos Home on your personal devices

Sophos Home edition (students)

Below are steps for downloading Sophos Home edition on Windows, macOS, iOS and Android devices. As part of the download process, you will be required to create a Sophos account. CTS recommends signing up with a non-@duq.edu email address for this step.

Sophos Home Commercial edition (faculty and staff)

Faculty and staff can download Sophos Home Commercial edition for free by signing up with their University email address at home.sophos.com/employee.