OIT recommends the use of Sophos software for university-purchased Macintosh computers.
|Sophos Endpoint Protection|
|Available For:||Faculty, Staff, and student staff conducting official university business.|
|Software Requirements:||Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) or above|
|Installation and Configuration||Before installing Sophos, other antivirus software must be uninstalled. To install Sophos, please refer to the documentation below.|
Before downloading and installing Sophos, you must first uninstall other antivirus software you may have on your Macintosh. Here are instructions for uninstalling former university-recommended antivirus software:
*Note: Updates to the CU-Boulder provided Sophos software require an on campus connection to install. Off campus users can connect to the campus network by using the campus VPN service.
If you are using Mac OS 10.8 (Mountain Lion) you need to temporarily adjust settings in order to install Sophos or you will recieve an error message. In order to bypass this error message:
Once you have installed Sophos, be sure to readjust this setting to be Mac App Store and identified developers.