How to protect your Rice-owned computer
Information technology provides a campus-wide license for TrendMicro's OfficeScan antivirus software. Please call the Help Desk to help you install it on your Rice-owned computer if it is not already there. This software can be scheduled to update itself with the latest information about new viruses and malware, so your machine remains protected.
How to protect your personally-owned computer
Option 1: Choosing to use a free product
Here is a list of choices and reviews of each product by reputable IT industry publications.
Option 2: Purchase your own license of an antivirus software
Please see a review of various products at http://www.consumersearch.com/antivirus-software
Please see an example of how to install free anti-virus software (in this case, Microsoft Security Essentials).