Security Software

Overview:

Below you will find security anti-virus and VPN software offered by Information Technology Services. Sophos Antivirus is offered at no extra cost for installation on University of Idaho owned computers.

Sophos Antivirus Software

VPN Client Software

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Sophos Anti-Virus Software:

Sophos Antivirus for Personal Machines

Sophos provides free personal antivirus through Sophos Home, available on their website. Sophos Home supports Linux, MacOS, and Windows.

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Sophos Antivirus for Windows (UI-Owned Machine)

OIT offers Sophos Antivirus to all University of Idaho-owned machines only. For personal machines, please see the Sophos Home download link above. To install on a UI Windows machine, open SoftwareCenter on your computer, look for the Sophos antivirus package, and install it. A step by step guide can be found at: https://support.uidaho.edu/TDClient/40/Portal/KB/ArticleDet?ID=878

Sophos Antivirus for Mac (UI-Owned Machine)

OIT offers Sophos Antivirus to all University of Idaho-owned machines only. For personal machines, please see the Sophos Home download link above. To install on a UI Mac machine, connect to the VPN, open Jamf on your computer, look for the Sophos antivirus package, and install it.

VPN Client Software:

OIT uses the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client to allow secure, encrypted network connectivity directly to the university network. Before you can download the VPN client, please contact your TSP, Sysad or the Student Technology Center stating your reason for requesting VPN access.

Cisco AnyConnect for Windows

The Windows AnyConnect client for Windows works on Windows10

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Cisco AnyConnect for Mac

The Windows AnyConnect client for Mac works on OS X version 10.13 and higher.

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Cisco AnyConnect for Linux 64-bit

The Linux AnyConnect client works on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7+ 64-bit, Ubuntu 14.x/16.x/18.x 64-bit. Other distributions may work but have not been tested.

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Cisco AnyConnect for iOS

The iOS AnyConnect client works on iOS 5.0 or later. This link will take you to the Apple App store. You can also find this client by searching for "Cisco AnyConnect" in the App store.

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Cisco AnyConnect for Android

The Android AnyConnect client works on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later. This link will take you to the Google Play store. You can also find this client by searching for "Cisco AnyConnect" in the Play store.

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