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Concordia University has licensed Sophos Anti-Virus software for the entire University community. Sophos Anti-Virus software can be installed on any computer owned by the University for University purposes through the MyConcordia portal.  Sophos also provides a free home-use version of their anti-virus software. This is available to all users directly from the Sophos website.

Who can use it?

Active faculty, staff, and students

How much does it cost?

There is no cost associated with this service.

How to get it

  • To request the installation of Sophos Anti-Virus on a university owned computer, contact your department IT-representative or the IT Service Desk

  • Sophos Anti-Virus for work use is also available to download via the MyConcordia Portal:
    • Log into the MyConcordia Portal (
    • Click on Software and Applications.
    • Click on Sophos Anti-Virus.
    • Select Sophos for Windows, Mac, or Linux depending on your OS.
    • Select Sophos work use.
      Note: The Sophos home use link available on this page will redirect to the Sophos website.
    • Agree to the terms and conditions page.
    • Click on ‘here’ to download the application.
  • The home use version of Sophos is available via the Sophos website.

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