At 11:09 AM 2/16/04, Robert Morrison wrote:
>1) Does your institution require antivirus software for student
>owned workstations that connect to the institution’s network?
Wayne State University does not require antivirus software, but strongly
encourages its use.
>2) Has your institution considered providing centralized support for
>student antivirus software?
We have a site license for Norton AV (Symantec) for all faculty, staff and
students, both at work and on home machines.
>3) If question 2) is ‘yes …
> a) Does your institution fund the costs of the antivirus
We fund it partially out of Computing's budget and partly out of a student
'Omnibus Fee' which is in part targeted at information technology.
> b) Does your institution provide support for the antivirus
> software or is support provided by the antivirus software vendor?
Our help desk supports the software--phone and e-mail (and rare but
> c) Which operating systems are supported?
We support Win2K/NT/XP/98 and Mac OS 7-9 and X.
> d) Are software updates distributed by your institution or
> the antivirus vendor?
We supply all versions via authenticated download (via LDAP) and distribute
the 'Internet Toolkit' CD-ROM in various places around campus.
Geoffrey S. Nathan <[log in to unmask]>
Linguistics Program and Faculty Liaison, Computing and Information Technology
Wayne State University Linguistics: (313) 577-8621
Department of English, C&IT: (313) 577-1259
Wayne State University,
Detroit, MI, 48202
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