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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.

 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

Instructions

Sophos Acquisition Options      

Download

For Windows Sophos Home, external link

For Mac Sophos Home, external link

For Linux Sophos for Linux, external link

 Sophos

Sophos 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. For Sophos Home, you first need to set up a free Sophos Home account at home.sophos.com., external link

Instructions

Sophos Acquisition Options

Sophos Windows Installation Instructions (Ryerson Owned Computers)

Sophos Mac Installation Instructions (Ryerson Owned Computers)

Sophos Linux Installation Instructions (Ryerson Owned Computers)

Sophos Uninstall Instructions (Ryerson Owned Computers)      

Download

For non-Ryerson computers:

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

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

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

For Ryerson computers:

For Windows Sophos (Ryerson Owned Computers)

For Mac archive fileSophos (Ryerson Owned Computers)

For Linux Sophos (Ryerson Owned Computers

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

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. 

Instructions

RU-VPN2 Windows Installation Instructions  

RU-VPN2 Mac Installation Instructions

Download

For Windows RU-VPN2 (64bit) and (32bit)

For Mac RU-VPN2