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Q&A about the antivirus software

Q. Do I have to use ESET??

A. No, it is optional.
However, using anti-virus software is required to connect to the campus LAN , so please make sure some antivirus software is installed and running. Also, please use highly reliable products that are certified by the following third party organizations.

- AV-TEST certification
www.av-test.org/en/

- AV-Comparatives Standard / Advanced / Advanced + Certification
www.av-comparatives.org

Q. Is Windows Defender / Security Essentials a good alternative to Symantec?

A. Please install Windows Defender for Windows 8 or later and Security Essentials for Windows 7.
Windows 7 's Windows Defender has no spyware countermeasures and has no antivirus function.
Download Security Essentials with antivirus function.
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/14210/security-essentials-download
For Windows 8 and later, Windows Defender has anti-virus function.

 

Q. When do I have to switch to?

A.  By March 19, 2019.

 

 

Q. What happens if I do not migrate?

A. Virus definition files and such will no longer be updated, so there is a high possibility that new viruses can not be detected.

 

Q. How can I continue to use Symantec's anti-virus software?

A. To continue to use the current product, please uninstall it first, purchase the equivalent product by yourself and use it.

Norton Anti-Virus https://www.nortonstore.jp/

Antivirus Basic 1 year version (Windows only) 2,138 yen (tax included)

Standard 1 year version (Windows / Mac / Android / iOS) 3,488 yen (tax included)

 

ESET

必ずESETを利用する必要がありますか。

ESETの利用は任意です。もしESET以外のアンチウィルスソフトウェアを利用する場合には下記の第三者団体の認定を受けている信頼性の高い製品を利用してください。

– AV-TEST 認定

– AV-Comparatives Standard/Advanced/Advanced+ 認定