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New Antivirus Protection for Employee Windows Computers

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IT will be deploying new antivirus software for employee Windows computers, transitioning from our current offering, Trend Micro Office Scan Antivirus*, to CrowdStrike Falcon Next-Generation Antivirus. This change will be deployed by the end of the year.

* Trend Micro Deep Security Antivirus will be still be used on virtual desktops

User Impact 

This change should be transparent to most users, requiring little to no user intervention.

** the software should be available in AppsAnywhere early in the new year

About CrowdStrike Falcon Antivirus

CrowdStrike Falcon is a next-generation antivirus product, using a combination of artificial intelligence, behavioral detection, machine learning algorithms, and exploit mitigation, to protect against known and unknown threats. The agent on your computer is extremely lightweight, consuming 1% or less of CPU.

Questions or Concerns?

If you have questions or concerns about this change, contact the IT Service Desk at ext. 2150 or send email to servicedesk@sheridancollege.ca.

Have Questions or Need Support?

905-845-9430 x2150