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ESET Antivirus for Mac Computers

ESET is the recommended Antivirus/Malware application for university-owned Mac computers.  

Note:  Retirees, students and alumni are not eligible to obtain Queen's licensed antivirus software.

Getting Started

Who Can Use It?

  • Faculty, staff, departments 

Are There Any Costs?

  • Centrally funded. 

How Do I Get It?

How Do I Discontinue It?

  • Entitlement to use expires when they leave Queen's

Additional Information

Software Publisher

  • ESET

Supported Platform / System Requirements

  • Mac
    • OS X 10.9 to Current Release
  • Note: remove any previously installed anti-virus software (other then SCEP) before installing ESET

Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Alumni and Retirees

Queen's University does not have licensed antivirus software for graduate students, undergraduate students, alumni or Retirees use. 

  • Mac OS X users are encouraged to source an antivirus product of their choice.  

The following reviews will allow you to compare free and commercial AV programs that can be downloaded or purchased online. 

PC Users

Mac Users  

Governing IT Policies

Users of this software are governed by the following policies: 

Help & Support

Support Level:

Self Help Resources and Information

Getting Help

  • Issues with obtaining and using System Centre Endpoint Protection should be addressed with the IT Support Centre at 613.533.6666 during business hours or by filling out the Help Form at  

Last Updated: December 18, 2018