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Security Software

All available security software is free to the Ryerson community. You will be required to enter your my.ryerson username and password to access the software.

Note: Chrome users, when downloading software, the Ryerson login screen remains on your browser. If you login a second time, you may see a "Unauthorized login" message. Please check your Downloads folder.

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Sophos

Sophos Home is an antivirus program that will protect your personal computers (PC or Mac) against computer viruses and malware. Sophos recommends uninstalling any previous antivirus software you may have on your computer before installing Sophos Home. To download, you first need to set up a free Sophos Home account at home.sophos.com, external link. Sophos Acquisition Options                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
 

For Windows

Sophos 10.7 supports Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, or Windows 10

 
For Windows Sophos Home, external link

 

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Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or higher

    
For MacSophos Home, external link

                                    
  For Linux Linux   For Linux Sophos for Linux, external link
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Sophos
Sophos Home is an antivirus program that will protect your personal computers (PC or Mac) against computer viruses and malware. Sophos recommends uninstalling any previous antivirus software you may have on your computer before installing Sophos Home. To download, you first need to set up a free Sophos Home account at home.sophos.com, external link. Sophos Acquisition Options                                                                                                                                                                                               
 

For Windows

Sophos 10.7 supports Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, or Windows 10

Sophos Windows Installation Instructions


For Windows Sophos (Ryerson Owned Computers

For Windows Sophos Home (non-Ryerson Computers), external link


Note: Ryerson owned managed computer, CCS or departmental IT installs the Sophos client and manages feature and/or feature changes.                                                                                                                                                                                                             

 

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Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or higher

Sophos Mac Installation Instructions

 

 

 

 

Sophos Uninstall Instructions

For Mac logo archive fileSophos (Ryerson Owned Computers)

For Mac logo Sophos Home (non-Ryerson Computers), external link

Note: Ryerson owned managed computer, CCS or departmental IT installs the Sophos client and manages feature and/or feature changes.

archive fileSophos Uninstall

  For Linux Linux  Linux Installation Instructions

For Linux Sophos (Ryerson Owned Computers)

For Linux Sophos for Linux (non-Ryerson Computers), external link 

Note: Ryerson owned managed computer, CCS or departmental IT installs the Sophos client and manages feature and/or feature changes.           

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RU-VPN2  

RU-VPN2 is the new Virtual Private Network (VPN).

The RU-VPN2 client software is an application that runs on your laptop computer or mobile device, protecting you with the same security policies that protect the sensitive resources on Ryerson University network. You can use the RU-VPN2 client to connect to your network from home or away and access your internal resources. 

   
  For Windows Windows RU-VPN2 Windows Installation Instructions

For Windows RU-VPN2 (64bit)

For Windows RU-VPN2 (32bit

  For Mac Mac RU-VPN2 Mac Installation Instructions For Mac RU-VPN2