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Virus Protection

Free Sophos Anti-Virus Software

If you are a CURRENT student or member of staff at the LSE you can download Sophos anti-virus software for free for the duration of your stay at LSE.

Sophos is available for Windows and Mac users.
  • SOPHOS ---- Download directly from the LSE website
    You must be a CURRENT student or staff member of LSE to continue.

  • Staff and students who wish to connect their own computers to the LSE network ARE REQUIRED to install and regularly update antivirus software. LSE strongly recommends the use of Sophos Antivirus, available free from to all current staff and students.

    This software will enable IT Services to automatically update Antivirus software throughout the school and minimise the risk to all network users.