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Information Security Office


Security Tools and Links

The following tools are  available for use by active UT Arlington students, faculty, and staff on their personally owned computers.

Microsoft Forefront Client Security - Protection against malware (antivirus).
Identity Finder - Checks for sensitive information.
Windows Security Checklist - Methods for securing Windows XP (for personal devices).

For more software refer to the BlazeWare Software and Documtenation Distribution.

The Following links are provided for informational purposes. These tools are not to be used on UT Arlington systems without the consultation of UT Arlington Desktop support. If you use these tools on a personal computer you take full responsibility for the results of the installation and use.  UT Arlington, the Office of Information Technology (OIT),  and/or the Information Security Office (ISO) will not be held responsible for any damage to your computer or files.

Microsoft MBSA - Downloadable tool that checks for security risks and missing patch updates.
Spybot Search and Destroy - Checks for spyware installed on your computer.

Dark Reading / Technet / USCERT / Secunia / McAfee
Senderbase / Security Focus / ISC / Spamhaus / Slashdot / VTE