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Antivirus - MS Security Essentials

Last Updated: 09/29/2015


OIT recommends Microsoft Security Essentials antivirus and antispyware software for personally owned computers running Windows OS.


Security Essentials provides effective malware protection for users of Microsoft OS and is stand alone software not designed to be integrated in a central management system. 

Who can get it

Any personal computer can download and use Security Essentials at no cost.

How to get it

*Note: Make sure Windows Updates is enabled so you get the most up-to-date definitions on a regular basis.