Virus protection

The Harz University of Applied Sciences provides the Sophos anti-virus program to all students and staff, free of charge, in order to ensure comprehensive protection against malware and the likes.

Available for:                 

Students, lecturers, employees



Main features & advantages:

By participating in the license agreement between all universities and universities of applied sciences in the German federal state of Saxony-Anhalt, and the company Sophos, every member of the Harz University of Applied Sciences is allowed to install the  Anti-Virus program - Sophos Antivirus - for free on servers, workstations and private computers, including automatic updates.

Sophos offers comprehensive protection against viruses and malware for your workstations and e-mail traffic.




You need an active user ID of Harz University of Applied Sciences (u-number or m-number + password).



How to:         

Follow the steps in the PDF to install Sophos  (in German).

Please note that for MAC users or users of older versions of Windows, some explanations may differ slightly.



Click here to visit the Sophos website: