You must follow safe computing practices, run antivirus software AND have up-to-date virus definition files to protect yourself against the latest computer viruses. We encourage installing antivirus programs on all of your personally-owned computers.
Below are some suggested antivius applications that are freely available. Please note that you should only run ONE antivirus program at a time.
Suggestions for Windows Operating Systems:
Microsoft Security Essentials
UWM's Help Desk will be able to offer some support if you are using Microsoft Security Essentials.
Windows 8 has the Windows Defender antivirus program already included.
Suggestions for Macintosh Operating Systems:Avast! For Mac OSX
If you require further assistance, or have found any issues you would like to report please contact the University Information Technology Services Help Desk at 414-229-4040 or submit an online help request at:GetTechHelp.uwm.edu
**These downloads are not configured for University-owned computers.**
University IT staff, please contact the UWM Help Desk at GetTechHelp.uwm.edu or 414-229-4040 to receive the proper client and ePO for campus computer installations.