Sophos Antivirus Software

Overview

Employees and students can download Sophos Home on personally-owned computers and mobile devices for free! As part of the download process, users will be required to create a Sophos account. CTS recommends signing up with a non-@duq.edu email address for this step.

Note: Sophos Home edition cannot be installed on university-managed devices.

Sophos Home Features

Sophos Home provides advanced, real-time protection from malware, ransomware, and hacking attempts. Some of the features include:

  • Real-Time Antivirus: protects against known viruses, malware, Trojans, worms, bots, potentially unwanted apps (PUAs), ransomware, and more.
  • Parental Web Filtering: allows you to control the content your children can view online.
  • Web Protection from Known Malicious Sites: prevents connections to compromised or dangerous sites.
  • Remote Management: secures multiple devices in any location from a simple web interface.

Download Sophos Home For Personal Devices

Need Help?

For assistance with installing Sophos Home edition on personally-owned devices, contact the CTS Help Desk at 412.396.4357, help@duq.edu or in-person on the second floor of the Union.