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Symantec Endpoint Protection

Symantec Endpoint Protection is a protection suite that includes antivirus, network threat protection, firewall, and real-time threat protection components.

What is the cost?

There is no cost for Symantec Endpoint Protection for active faculty, staff and current students at UVic who wish to install this software.  Faculty and staff may also install this software on a personal computer at home.

Who can use this software?

  • Faculty
  • Staff

End User License Agreement

The End User License Agreement is presented during the Symantec Endpoint Protection installation.

Software download

The following PC downloads are self-extracting executable files, while the Mac downloads will require you to manually double-click after downloading to commence install. To install Symantec Endpoint Protection, download the file that corresponds to your operating system. The program will automatically start installing. If you are currently using an anti-virus product, this should be uninstalled before installing Symantec Endpoint Protection.

Mac Users: Note that you may receive an error that the installer “can’t be opened because the identity of the developer cannot be confirmed”. You will need to go to System Preferences > Security & Privacy > General and change Allow apps downloaded from: to be set to Anywhere, install the SEP client and then change the setting back to what it was.

Symantec Endpoint Protection for use on a UVic computer

Please note: The UVic Workstation version should be installed on all UVic purchased computers.


Symantec Endpoint Protection for home use

Please note: The Home Workstation version should only be installed on personal computers used at home.