University policy requires that computers on WSU’s network be protected by antivirus software at all times. (Executive Policy #14)
Free Anti-Virus clients are available for various operating systems (OS). However, most privately-owned machines come pre-installed with an AV client. If you chose to utilize a free client, un-install the pre-installed client before deploying the free client.
Faculty, Staff and Students – There are free AV clients such as Windows Defender/Security Essentials available.
There are free AV clients such as Sophos Antivirus available.
There are free AV clients such as ClamAV available.
For additional protection on Windows and Mac systems, CAHNRS IT recommends the optional purchase of Bitdefender Business Security.
The cost is $18.27 for a 3-year license per desktop/laptop.
Bitdefender Request Form