Sophos Antivirus for Employees
Sophos Intercept X Antivirus ab Juli 2023
The University of Hamburg has a campus license of Sophos Intercept X as threat protection. This enables all employees of the university to use this threat protection.
Use is restricted to company devices. Use on private devices is no longer permitted. (see below)
Use on devices provided by the Department of Informatics
Computers that are centrally managed by the iRZ automatically receive the new Sophos Intercept X.
On other company devices, Sophos Intercept X must be installed manuall by the user. Uninstalling the old Sophos prior to this is often not required. Detailed instructions and the installation files can be found at https://www2.informatik.uni-hamburg.de/intranet/sophos.php.
The URL can only be accessed from the Informatics intranet, you may need to log in to the Informatics VPN with your Informatics ID to access the download.
Use on privately owned devices
For use on private devices, and only there, Sophos offers the version "Sophos Home Premium" as part of the contract with UHH (see this link to the RRZ web pages).
The use of "Sophos Home Premium" on service devices is prohibited.
Please note that there is no support for Sophos Home Premium from the RRZ.
If the predecessor product "Sophos Endpoint Security and Control" is still installed on a private device, it must be uninstalled by 20.07.2023.