Sophos security software is designed to detect, remove, and prevent the spread of viruses, spyware, and other security risks. This section contains information on the versions of Sophos available at USC and instructions on how to install the software.
Installing Sophos Home For Personal Devices
- Sophos Home: This version is available to USC faculty, staff, and students—is intended to protect personal devices running the Windows and Mac operating systems.
Uninstalling Previous Antivirus Software
Please note that to successfully install Sophos Endpoint Security 9.6.2 (Mac), you will first need to uninstall any non-Sophos antivirus software previously installed on your computer. Sophos Endpoint Security 10.7 (Campus) and Sophos Endpoint Security 10.7 (Home and Mobile) will automatically uninstall any previously installed version of Symantec Endpoint Protection on your Windows computers.
If you need any assistance with installing or using Sophos Home, please contact the ITS Customer Support Center.