Antivirus Tools:

All of these tools are free to download for personal use.  Your University provided computer will already have antivirus software installed.  

Windows Operating Systems:

Macintosh Operating Systems:

Anti-Spyware/Malware tools:

Windows Software Inspector:

  • Secunia Personal Software Inspector is a nice tool to make sure your computer software is up to date and free of security issues.   This is a complementary program to antivirus tools.

Encryption:

  • KeePass password safe KeePass is a portable password manager for PC (Windows, Linux, Mac OS X), with ports available for Android, iPhone, iPad, and more
  • Gnu GPG with documentation GnuPG allows to encrypt and sign your data and communication, features a versatile key management system as well as access modules for all kinds of public key directories.