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  • Sophos - free anti-virus software

    In this climate of daily attack from computer viruses, it is important that the University keeps its computers protected and up-to-date.  At Brookes we use  Sophos on all staff and student computers to protect against viruses. If a member of staff you will know your Brookes computer is protected with the latest version of Sophos if your PC task bar has a little blue shield displayed. sophos shield

    It is also important that any personal devices that access the University network and systems are protected with anti-virus software.

    Sophos offer free software for your personal devices.  To do this, visit https://home.sophos.com/ and create an account. Once you have created an account, Sophos will send you an email to verify your email address. Once logged in to Sophos you will be able to add the anti-virus software to your own devices.

    Adding Sophos can help to protect you when using the internet:

    Adding Sophos can help to protect you against malicious emails: