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Free Sophos Antivirus Software

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette provides Sophos Endpoint Security for Faculty, Staff, and Students to use on their home computers at no charge. Sophos Endpoint Security delivers award-winning protection against viruses, spyware, and other cyber threats. This is the same protection that is used on University computers.

Sophos Disclaimer and Download

It will run on Windows Vista or newer as well as OSX 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or newer.

Sophos Endpoint Security and Control for Windows delivers award-winning protection across thousands of Windows desktops, laptops and servers. A single endpoint client detects viruses, spyware and adware, suspicious files, suspicious behavior and potentially unwanted applications (PUAs); monitors the transfer of sensitive and confidential data; and controls the use of removable storage devices and unauthorized VoIP, IM, P2P and gaming software—eliminating the need for separate standalone products.

University of Louisiana Lafayette computers include Sophos software. Faculty, Staff, and Students can also download a free copy of Sophos Anti-virus software for home use by clicking on the link for download at the bottom of this page.

Platforms supported

  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7 including XP mode
  • Windows Vista*
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2003/R2**
  • OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
  • OS X 10.7 (Lion)
  • OS X 10.8 (Snow Lion)
  • OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)

Windows System Requirements

  • 512 MB of memory
  • 500 MB of available disk space

Macintosh System Requirements

  • Mac with Intel
  • 450 MB of memory
  • 450 MB of available disk space
  • Mac with OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), 10.7 (Lion), 10.8 (Snow Lion), or 10.9 (Mavericks)
  • Supports all Apple Mac hardware