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Anti-virus Software


Duke has formally replaced the use of McAfee with Symantec EndPoint Protection. offers comprehensive defense against complex attacks for both physical and virtual environments.

If you have McAfee currently installed through Duke resources, please remove it and install Symantec.

All DUSON distributed computers (desktop and loaners) are automatically provisioned with this software.

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The IT Security Office provides valuable information to help protect your computers and devices.


It is a good practice to install a spyware detector, such as Spybot or Ad-Aware.

Be sure to use the Windows Firewall and always keep your system updated with latest MS Security patches. The 7 Things you MUST do to help make your computer safe page provides some details on how to configure these.