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Security Software Tools

Antivirus and Anti-spyware

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

Encryption

Students, faculty, and staff can use SecureZIP to encrypt files on their Windows computers. Faculty and staff can use tools available in the Secure Your Data SharePoint site to encrypt their entire hard drive.

Security Vulnerability Scans

Departmental IT staff can use tools available in the Secure Your Data SharePoint site to identify security vulnerabilities in Windows, Mac, and Linux computers.

Sensitive Information Discovery

Tools in the Secure Your Data SharePoint site enable faculty and staff to scan for sensitive information that may be stored on Windows, Mac, and Linux workstations. Departmental IT staff can also use these tools to scan servers.

Pitt Software Update Service

Students, faculty, and staff can get critical updates for Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office automatically through the Pitt Software Update Service.