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Approved Anti-virus for KSC Network

  1. Overview
  2. Windows Based Computers
  3. MacIntosh Based Computers (optional)


Students connecting to the campus network with a PC are required to install a KSC allowed antivirus software.

Note: You should have only ONE antivirus software program installed on your computer at one time. Before you install a new program, you must uninstall any anti-virus software you currently have on your system.

Windows Based Computers

New Windows computers come with Windows Defender which does not require any additional anti-virus software.

If you do need anti-virus software for your PC, most anti-virus programs are allowed on the KSC network including:

  • Authentium
  • EZ Antivirus
  • NOD32
  • SpySweeper AV
  • Avast
  • F-Secure
  • Panda
  • Symantec (Norton)
  • AVG
  • Kapersky
  • Sophos
  • TrendMicro
  • Vipre Antivirus
  • Bitdefender
  • Zone Alarm
  • McAfee
  • AVGuard (includes Aviraj)
  • Malwarebytes
  • Webroot
  • Comodo
  • Microsoft OneCare - (includes: Security Essentials, Forefront and Windows Defender)*

PC only: Security Essentials anti-virus software is the anti-virus software the HelpDesk will install if you experience difficulties connecting to the network with a different program.

MacIntosh Based Computers (optional)

  • McAfee for Mac
  • Norton for Mac
  • Sophos for Mac
  • Avast for Mac
  • Intego for Mac
  • Kapersky for Mac
  • TrendMicro for Mac

If you need assistance, or have questions or comments, please contact the HelpDesk at 358-2532, email or stop by our office on the 2nd floor of Elliot Hall.

About this Policy

KSC Approved AntiVirus Software
Ownership: Information Technology
Last Modified: Nov 20, 2019 –
Categories: IT
For questions regarding this policy, please contact the policy owner.
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