Sophos is antivirus and antimalware software licensed by ITS and available for free to USC staff, faculty and students. It is installed on all Provost IT-supported computers.
ShareFile Secure File Storage
ShareFile is a document and file sharing service designed to provide safe storage of important information. Provided by IT services firm Citrix, Sharefile is maintained by Provost IT and securely hosted in the cloud.
Provost IT is responsible for investigating and cleaning malware infections reported on the computers we support.
The Provost firewall is responsible for controlling network access to Provost services, applications, and servers. It also blocks malicious requests and network traffic directed at Provost resources.
In collaboration with ITS, Provost IT proactively and securely monitors client computers and other technology systems within the departments we support to ensure security, compliance and safe operation.
Backups & Disaster Recovery
Provost IT maintains and oversees disaster recovery and backup solutions for the various systems we provide and support. Our team also provides special consultation and services, where appropriate, to ensure the safety of high-priority applications and data.
Spam & Phishing Email Filtering
In collaboration with ITS, Provost IT maintains some email filtering services designed to reduce junk mail and spam.