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Cardiff University approved anti-virus software

Before any student-owned Windows or Mac computer is allowed to connect to the network, Cardiff University-approved anti-virus software must be installed with agreement that automatic updates will be taken. This is to protect both the student-owned computer and other users of the Cardiff University corporate network. 

Installation of anti-virus software on other Operating Systems (e.g. Linux, BSD) is not a requirement; it is, however, strongly recommended.

Computers not running Cardiff University-approved anti-virus software will not be permitted to connect to the ResLAN network.

You are required to keep your anti-virus product up-to-date. If we detect symptoms indicating that your machine may be infected with a virus we will immediately take action WHICH MAY INCLUDE DISCONNECTING YOUR COMPUTER FROM THE NETWORK.

It is your responsibility to remove viruses and secure your operating system.

Cardiff University Campus Manager currently supports the following anti-virus products for Windows:

  • AVG
  • Avast
  • Authentium-Command-AV
  • Avira AntiVir
  • Blink-AV
  • BullGuard
  • CA Anti-Virus
  • Cisco-CSA-AV
  • ClamWin-AntiVirus
  • DrWeb
  • Eset-NOD32
  • eTrust
  • EZ-Trust
  • F-Prot
  • F-Secure
  • GDATA - AntiVirusKit
  • Kaspersky-Internet-Security
  • McAfee-AntiVirus
  • MicroWorld - eScan
  • Microsoft-Forefront
  • Microsoft-Windows-OneCare
  • Microsoft-Security-Essentials
  • Norman
  • Norton-Anti-Virus
  • Norton-Internet-Security
  • PCTools AntiVirus
  • Panda
  • Rising - Antivirus
  • Sophos
  • Sunbelt-Vipre, 
  • Symantec - Corporate
  • Trend-Micro-Internet-Security
  • Webroot AntiVirus
  • Webroot SpySweeper
  • ZoneAlarm Internet-Security

Cardiff University Campus Manager currently supports the following anti-virus products for MacOSX:

  • Avast
  • ClamXav
  • Integ-VirusBarrier-X4
  • McAfee-Security
  • McAfee-Virex
  • McAfee-VirusScan
  • Norton
  • PCTools-iAntiVirus
  • Sophos