Anti-virus and endpoint protection

Information securityInformation security

Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) provides protection against viruses, worms, Trojans, and other malware. It provides a host-based firewall and intrusion detection, as well as protection against zero-day and unknown threats. It is a critical tool for keeping personal and university information safe.

Who can use this service?

  • Faculty
  • Staff

How do I request or access this service?

This software is available for both home use and on your UVic workstation from our software distribution page. Windows computers purchased via the Technology Solutions Centre come bundled with the license and with the software pre-installed.

What is the cost for this service?

There is no charge for Symantec Endpoint Protection.  This software can be installed on both UVic workstations, and personal workstations owned by faculty and staff for home use.

When is this service available?

This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except during scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. You can be informed of service interruptions by subscribing to Informed. Servers do not need to be available or reachable for this service to function (i.e., you can take your laptop off campus).

How do I get help with this service?

For assistance with this service, please contact the Computer Help Desk:

Telephone: 250-721-7687
In person: Locations & hours