The Internet is not a secure place for personal data. There are always new ways for your computer to be used as a resource or steal your information via viruses or other online malware. Anti-virus protection is essential in safeguarding your private information and protecting your computer against malicious programs.
Anti-virus software for students and all non-NKU owned computers
Students are required to have Anti-virus on their systems if they are using the NKU network. This is detailed under User Responsibilities in the Acceptable Use Policy.
While NKU does not necessarily endorse or support any of these companies, you should be aware of your options for free virus protection if you cannot purchase commercial anti-virus software.
Anti-virus software on NKU-owned computers
NKU places licensed anti-virus software on all NKU-owned computers. NKU-owned computers are set to automatically scan every Wednesday at 2 p.m. Lab computers scan every Friday at 2 p.m.