Trinity’s network uses advanced, next generation firewall technology to protect both the campus network and those using it. Students are encouraged to use virus protection software when using Trinity’s network, however it is not required. Computer Services recommends using Microsoft Security Essentials, which is a free antivirus program provided by Microsoft. Security Essentials can be downloaded at

*Note: Windows 8 and Windows 10 devices have Security Essentials (now named Windows Defender) installed by default and no anti-virus download is necessary.