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Cisco AMP for university-owned computers

For university-owned equipment, Rutgers provides Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP), the next-generation endpoint security product. Cisco AMP provides protection against viruses and malware by continuously monitoring and analyzing all system activity rather than depending solely on virus definitions. This, combined with Cisco’s global threat intelligence, enables Rutgers to quickly identify and remediate security threats. Please note Cisco AMP is not available for use on personal equipment.


Learn about the benefits of Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP).

How to install

Learn how to install Cisco AMP on Windows and Mac.

FAQ (for IT staff)

Answers to common questions for IT administrators.

Video (for IT staff)

Watch this in-depth video training to learn how to use  Cisco AMP.

Antivirus software for personally owned devices


For personal devices, learn more about Windows Defender and Avira (for macOS)


View our list of frequently asked questions about personal antivirus software.

How to install

Information on how to install Windows Defender and Avira (for macOS).

Help and support

If you have questions, please contact your department’s IT staff or the Office of Information Technology Help Desk.

Access the Rutgers Software Portal to view all antivirus software.