This information applies to personally-owned devices ONLY!
Do not attempt to install any kind of independent antivirus software on EUI PCs (either office/computer room PCs or laptops) as they are all configured to run a centrally managed corporate antivirus!
For more information please see the Virus Protection Policy.
Users with personally-owned laptops are responsible for installing the latest version of their anti-virus programme on their machines. The ICT does NOT provide anti-virus software for personal laptops or support for anti-virus tools acquired by users. However, there are a number of anti-virus tools available for free from the Internet:
Alternatively, you may consider purchasing any of a number of anti-virus products online or from your local software dealer.
There are many free online services which can scan the hard disk for viruses. They do not offer real-time protection, i.e. they only detect infections which have already occurred, but are very useful if the anti-virus has been compromised.
Personally-owned devices users should also:
For additional information see our dedicated ICT Security section.
Page last updated on 10 June 2020