Who Can Access This Software
Faculty, staff, and students
To prevent the spread of computer viruses and worms, ITS recommends that you install and maintain antivirus software. Sophos Endpoint Security is designed to detect, remove, and prevent the spread of viruses, spyware, and other security risks.
How to Access This Software
There are several versions of the Sophos Endpoint Security available for free download:
Sophos Endpoint Security 10.3.15 (Campus): This version—available only to USC faculty and staff—is for use on desktop computers connected to the USC wired network.
Sophos Endpoint Security 10.3.15 (Home and Mobile): This version—available to all USC faculty, staff, and students—is for use on laptops, computers connected to USC wireless networks, and home computers.
Mac OS X
Sophos Endpoint Security 9.5.4 (Mac): This version—available to all USC faculty, staff, and students—is for use on any computer running the Mac OS X Mountain Lion (10.8) and later operating systems. You must uninstall your current antivirus software before you install Sophos Endpoint Security 9.5.4 (Mac).
Sophos Endpoint Security 9.8.5: This version—available to all USC faculty, staff, and students—is for use on all computers running the Linux operating system. It has been tested on Ubuntu 14.04 and RHEL 6.4 and ITS cannot guarantee that it will work on other versions of Linux.
How to Use Sophos Endpoint Security
For installation instructions and additional information on Sophos Endpoint Security, see itservices.usc.edu/security/sophos.