[Faccus] UPDATE: Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) vulnerabilities and removal

Natasha Jennings njennings at uwaterloo.ca
Tue May 31 13:20:27 EDT 2016


UPDATE: Steps for removing Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) from a home or non-managed computer are now available on the IST website, https://uwaterloo.ca/information-systems-technology/services/endpoint-protection/steps-symantec-endpoint-protection-sep-removal.


Questions or concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca<mailto:helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca> or ext. 44357.


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Natasha Jennings
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Information Systems & Technology (IST)
University of Waterloo
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Subject: [Faccus] Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) vulnerabilities


IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to recently reported vulnerabilities IST strongly recommends uninstalling Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) on all home or non-managed computers as soon as possible.  As per email of March 21, 2016, SEP support at the University of Waterloo has ended. A list of recommended alternative anti-virus products is available at https://uwaterloo.ca/ist/endpoint-protection-product-recommendations.

Who does this affect? Users running a Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) installation acquired through the Waterloo license on a home or non-managed computer.



Questions or concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca<mailto:helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca> or ext. 44357.


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Darren Bondy
Information Systems and Technology
(519)888-4567 x49525
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON

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