Antivirus - System Center Endpoint Protection for Mac

Last Updated: 12/10/2018

Overview

System Center Endpoint Protection for Mac has replaced Sophos for Faculty Staff and Students using university-owned computers.

*Please Note: Microsoft has not yet released a version of SCEP for Mac which is officially compatible with macOS 10.14 Mojave which was released on 09/24/2018. From OIT’s testing since the release, however, the current version of System Center Endpoint Protection runs successfully on the newest version of macOS, as long as the user grants the necessary system permissions for the application to run. See the the instructions specific to 10.14 in the SCEP for Mac installation guide.

Features

System Center Endpoint Protection for Mac provides antivirus and antispyware protection for CU Boulder through the Microsoft software campus EES agreement.

Who can get it 

Faculty, Staff, and student staff using university-owned computers.

How to get it

Uninstall other Antivirus software

​​Before downloading and installing System Center Endpoint Protection for Mac, you must first uninstall other antivirus software you may have on your Mac. Here are instructions for uninstalling former university-recommended antivirus software:

Install System Center Endpoint Protection for Mac

  1. Log in to the Microsoft software campus EES Agreement
  2. Download System Center Endpoint Protection for Mac
  3. Ensure you do not have other Antivirus software still installed
  4. Install System Center Endpoint Protection for Mac

*Please note: SCEP for Mac is not compatible with macOS 10.14 Mojave, and your computer is at risk of being without antivirus coverage if you upgrade at this time. Visit OIT's Mojave Release Information page to learn more.