IT Services

Virus/Malware Protection

Description

The College licenses ESET Antivirus/Anti-malware software for protection against viruses, spyware, potentially harmful and unwanted applications and other types of malware. ESET comes pre-installed on all College computers. Students may download ESET for use on one computer. Each current employee (Faculty and Staff) may download ESET for use on one computer per person for work at home use. 

Features and Benefits

Features and Benefits: 
  • Provides protection against all types of malware threats.
  • Lightweight, so it uses fewer system resources.
  • On-campus computers report to an ESET console, so IT is notified if you have malware problem.

Requirements

Requirements: 

Available for all College-owned computers and for use on one personally-owned computer for each student and employee.

How to download and install ESET on a personally-owned Windows computer.

How to download and install ESET on a personally-owned Mac.

Getting Started

Getting Started: 

If your College-owned computer doesn't have ESET, ESET is not working or updating daily, or ESET is displaying messages, please contact the IT Help Desk. 

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Audience

Audience: 
Students
Faculty
Staff

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