What is the University’s recommended anti-virus software?
Description: The University is transitioning from the Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP).  The Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) is the current recommended Antivirus/Malware application for university-owned computers.  This application allows for Managed and Non-Managed client.  For an overview of the client please visit Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Overview document.  The University recommends Microsoft Security Essentials […]
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Microsoft Security Essentials Client Overview
Description: The Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) client is the current recommended Antivirus/Malware application for personally-owned computers.  This application is a Non-Managed client; an overview of the client is offered below. For University-owned computers, Microsoft System Endpoint Protection is recommended. Please visit Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection for more information. General Overview The Microsoft Security Essentials has four […]
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Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Client Overview
Description: The Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) is the current recommended Antivirus/Malware application for university-owned computers.  This application allows for Managed and Non-Managed client, below is an overview of the clients for Windows and Mac.  The University recommends Microsoft Security Essentials for personal Windows based computers please visit Installing Microsoft Security Essentials for more information. […]
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Installing Microsoft Security Essentials
Description: The University recommends that Microsoft Security Essentials be installed on any personal computer used by Faculty, Staff, or Students.  For University-owned computers, Microsoft System Endpoint Protection is recommended.   Please follow the instructions below to install Microsoft Security Essentials. You will need to uninstall Symantec Anti-Virus before you can install Microsoft Security Essentials.  Please visit […]
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Migration from Symantec to Microsoft Antivirus
Description:  Effective August 1, 2013, the UNC-Chapel Hill for any antivirus software licensed by Symantec will expire. Symantec will be replaced with antivirus software by Microsoft.  Please see What is the University’s recommended Antivirus software? for more information. All Symantec-branded antivirus software, including SEP11, SAV10 or older, must be removed from all university-owned or -managed devices. In […]
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Installing Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Non-Managed Client
Description: The University is transitioning from the Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP).  The Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) is the current recommended Antivirus/Malware application for University computers.  This application allows for Managed and Non-Managed client.  If you need uninstall Symantec Endpoint protection please visit Migration from Symantec to Microsoft Antivirus.  The University recommends Microsoft Security Essentials for […]
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Microsoft System Center EndPoint Protection
Description: The University is transitioning from the Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP).  The Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) is the current recommended Antivirus/Malware application for university-owned computers.  This application allows for Managed and Non-Managed client.  For an overview of the client please visit Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Overview document.  The University recommends Microsoft Security Essentials […]
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Viruses
Description: (1) What is a Virus? A virus is a computer program that attempts to replicate itself and infect other computers. Some viruses are relatively benign, while others might slow down your computer, delete your files, send emails to everyone in your address book, or perform other malicious tasks. You can get a virus by running […]
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Computer Compromises
Description: What does “compromised” mean? “Compromised” is a nice way of saying that someone or something has maliciously broken into your computer without your knowledge or permission. It means that you can not trust the integrity of any file on your computer (including program files, image files, operating system files, etc.). You can not find out […]
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ClamX Antivirus
Description: The University’s ITS Security has released the new Antivirus Software for Mac OS X users. The software is called ClamX Antivirus. The software is an open source application that will scan your system similar to Symantec Antivirus used by the University. A version of the ClamX Antivirus can be downloaded from The University Shareware Site by clicking here. […]
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