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Endpoint Protection Software


Endpoint management is the ability to centrally discover, provision, deploy, update, and troubleshoot endpoint devices within an organization.

Carbon Black is the endpoint protection solution for UTHSC owned devices. Please contact the ITS Service Desk at 448.2222 for installation of the software.

Visit the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) for an updated summary of the most frequent, high-impact security incidents being reported.

Antivirus for Personal Devices

ITS does not have a specific recommendation for protection of personal devices, we do recommend that any protection applications are installed from reputable organizations.

Faculty and Staff

  • Windows Defender (pre-installed for PCs): Go to your Start Menu and find Windows Defender.


All University of Tennessee Health Science Center students are eligible for one copy of the standard consumer version of Malwarebytes, provided at no additional cost to each student.

Obtain your personal copy of Malwarebytes by going to and entering your address.  You will be emailed a link to download Malwarebytes. 

Note that the University of Tennessee has no management of nor visibility into these installs, so we will not be able to see anything that is on your computer.  

May 26, 2022