INFORMATION SECURITY

Antivirus

The University uses Microsoft Forefront antivirus software.

All computers that connect to the UT Health Science Center San Antonio's network are required to install and maintain antivirus software.

Contact information

  • Contact your Technical Support Representative (TSR) to assist you in receiving the most up-to-date version of this required software, or
  • IMS Service Desk, 210-567-7777

The Health Science Center uses Microsoft's ForeFront Client Security for Windows-based desktop and laptop computers and for servers. Not sure if you have it installed? Check for the icon, shown below, on your Windows system tray, usually in the lower right hand corner of your screen.

You should see this icon on your Windows system tray indicating ForeFront Client Security is installed.
Forefront icon

The University requires the use of ClamXAV for Macintosh computers. Linux users may use similar products, such as ClamAV, AVG, and Avast.