Deployment of Microsoft Defender ATP Connector/Symantec AV Uninstall

Thursday 18th June 2020 03:00 PM

Purpose: Starting this afternoon and over the next few weeks, Symantec Endpoint Protection will be uninstalled from University-owned computers and Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (MDATP) will be enabled.

Impact: Low impact expected; Script is silent, but once completed, users will receive a notification prompting them to restart their workstation.

Affected: All Marshall-owned Windows and MacOS workstations. MUSOM/MarshallHealth devices will continue to use Symantec Endpoint Protection. More info at https://www.marshall.edu/it/departments/information-security/endpoint-protection-software-changes/

Posted On: Thursday 18th June 2020 03:00 PM