Sophos Anti-Virus

Sophos Home for PCs and Macs is provided by Sophos at no cost for personal use (this includes JCU Staff and Students) and is available for download from

To keep pace with the ever-growing number of new viruses regularly update your antivirus software to stay protected against new threat.

To be able to install Sophos Home Free Edition you will need to register with Sophos. Registration allows you to access automatic updates and be notified of any changes.

We recommend you use a personal email address, rather than your JCU one, when registering for this service to ensure you retain access to your Sophos account after your involvement with JCU ceases.

Support for Sophos Home can be found on the Sophos website, this product is not supported by JCU

Computer Requirements:

  • Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, or Windows 10
  • Mac OS X 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, or 10.11
  • Minimum 1 GB of free disk space
  • Minimum 1 GB of RAM