Keeping University and personally owned devices protected with anti-virus software is always important but particlularly at the moment as we are all working and learning online.
The Universities PCs and laptops are pre-installed with anti-virus software, that automatically updates itself to keep the device protected.
Personally owned Windows 10 PCs and laptops
If you have a Windows 10 laptop, it comes installed with ant-virus software called Windows Defender. Please do check that it is set to automatically update!
To check your software is up-to-date, key the words 'Windows Defender Settings' into your Search menu, and then select the first option 'Windows Update'. You should then see a message with a green tick confirming you are up-to-date. If not, select the option 'Check for updates' and should confirm you are up-to-date.