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Desktop Security Tools

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Important Update About Sophos Home

As of November 20th 2021, Sophos has discontinued support for their free Home product. If you have this installed and have not upgraded your license your computer will be unprotected. More information on the change and how to upgrade can be found Here.

If you do not wish to continue using this Sophos Home product, follow the uninstall instructions provided by Sophos for Windows 7/8/10 or MacOS X/11/12

Need desktop encryption, anti-virus, link scanner, spyware, password management, or firewall tools? Choose one or more of the items below. 

 Password Managers

**NOTE** TRU Passwords should never be used for non-TRU systems or services **

 Secure File Deletion

Note: Permanently deleting files generally requires overwriting the disk location 35 times and takes quite a bit of time.

 Other Security Tools

The TRU ITS division provides Sophos EndPoint Security and Control, configures the Microsoft Firewall, automatically updates Microsoft O/S patching, and provides an adware tool for all staff and student lab desktops.

If you are having a problem with your TRU staff desktop, please contact the IT Service Desk at or 250-852-6800.

If you are having problems with a Student Lab desktop, please contact Lab Support at labsupport@tru.caor 250-828-5332.

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