Anti Virus

The KIM provides Sophos Anti-Virus free of charge to students and staff.

The download is available after login. We have compiled detailed information on viruses and secure end devices on the IT security page.

The University of Konstanz has licensed endpoint security and control products from Sophos for staff and students. Staff and students of the University of Konstanz can install and use this software if they accept the following conditions:

1. The software may not be passed on to third parties.

2. The software must be deleted:

  • after exmatriculation
  • before the computer is shut down or sold
  • before the computer is used for commercial or business purposes

3. The software may only be used by members of the university in the private sphere (home computer or notebook) for the purpose of official use, provided that it is guaranteed that no use by other persons takes place.