Security Software Tools

Anti-virus and Anti-spyware

Symantec Endpoint Protection protects Windows and Mac computers. Both can be downloaded at the Software Download Service at My Pitt.

Symantec Endpoint Protection for Windows


Computing Services and Systems Development recommends that all students, faculty, and staff with Windows computers use Symantec Endpoint Protection for Windows to protect their computers against viruses and other security threats. Symantec Endpoint Protection can be downloaded using the Software Download Service at My Pitt. Faculty and staff can also download it from the Secure Your Data portal community at My Pitt (my.pitt.edu).

Symantec Endpoint Protection for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Symantec Endpoint Protection is CSSD's recommended anti-virus software package for Mac and Windows operating systems.

Cyber Security Awareness

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, sponsored by the United States Department of Homeland Security. Each week we will be focusing on a different security topic and providing tips and resources that you can use to help keep your computing experience at Pitt safe and secure. So be sure to check back each week!