Antivirus is security software that can protect your computer and files from harmful malware. All university-maintained devices are required to have antivirus installed. It’s also critical that you protect your personally-owned devices with antivirus software when they connect to the university network or are used to handle university materials.
Cylance at Home Antivirus for Faculty & Staff
NEW!Cylance at Home for Personal Computers and Devices
Georgia State provides Cylance at Home for faculty & staff personal computers and mobile devices used for work purposes. Cylance at Home antivirus helps keep your files and sensitive university information protected while Georgia State works remotely.
Get Started with Cylance at Home for Faculty and Staff
To get started, confirm your university status using your campus email address, then create an account using a personal email address.
How to Register Your Cylance at Home Account
IMPORTANT: Please note that this software is only for personal devices that are being used for university purposes. GSU employees may not allow non-GSU 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.
Georgia-State Owned Computers
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.
Antivirus for Students
We recommend you protect your computer by installing antivirus software. The following software is free, and supported by the provider:
Avast Antivirus (Free)
Support for Windows, Mac, and Linux
Get in-person help securing your computer at any of our CATLabs at Atlanta or Perimeter College campuses.
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