Use Sophos Endpoint
|Sophos Endpoint Protection makes it simple to secure your Windows, Mac and Linux systems against malware and other endpoint threats.|
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NOTE: This can ONLY be installed on RCS owned devices.
What is our message to users?
Running Sophos is required on all RCS owned computers. Our current version is Sophos Endpoint Protection and on a Mac can be installed via Self Service. On a Windows computer, open a tech support ticket and we will reach out to schedule an appointment for installation.
See our technology usage policy for more details about why Sophos is required to be installed.
If Sophos detects any PUA (potentially unwanted application), then it will notify you. To check on status of your device:
- Click on the Sophos icon and click Open Sophos Endpoint
- The dashboard will present a summary of any detections found on your device
- Click into any category to see additional details
- For any questions or assistance, please call x50 or open a ticket at support.riverdale.edu
In order to make any changes to settings or to resolve notifications you must click "Admin Login" first.
You will then be promoted for you laptop password to continue.
Once you have authenticated through "Admin Login" you can click the 'Settings' tab to view enabled settings.
Sophos Endpoint settings are managed by the RCS tech department. We do not block web pages or track your browser history. Sophos will however block malicious web traffic and downloads using its Real Time Scanning and Runtime Protection features. If Sophos does block traffic that you need to access, you may override the settings by checking the checkbox as shown below. This will allow you to disable individual or all settings for up to 4 hours.