We recommend students, faculty and staff protect their personal computers by installing antivirus software.
The following software is free, and supported by the provider:
This article provides a comparison of five vendor-supported antivirus solutions with free options you can review to use to protect personal devices. Solutions reviewed include:
Get in-person help securing your computer at any of our CATLabs at Atlanta or Perimeter College campuses.
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Georgia State provides antivirus software on computers that are university-owned and managed. The software automatically reports to a central management system for updated virus protection information and product upgrades.
Faculty and staff can request assistance with antivirus software on their university workstations by contacting the Technology Service Desk.
Questions about antivirus options? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A limited number of Cylance at Home licenses are available for faculty and staff personal devices used for work. Cylance at Home antivirus helps keep your files and sensitive university information protected when you must work remotely.
To get started installing Cylance at Home on a personal device, confirm your university status using your campus email address, then create an account using a personal email address.
IMPORTANT: Please note that this software is only for personal devices that are being used for university purposes. Georgia State employees may not allow non Georgia State individuals to access this software. It is provided to protect university assets being accessed by devices used by faculty and staff for work purposes.
SUPPORT: For questions and support with your Cylance at Home account, visit Cylance's Support Site.
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