SentinelOne endpoint security software is designed to detect, remove, and prevent the spread of malware and other security risks. SentinelOne is available to USC faculty, staff, and students.

Note: As of 6/15/21 Sophos has been retired.

Computers under Viterbi IT support have been migrated from Sophos to SentinelOne. SentinelOne replaces Sophos, the previous antivirus solution. If you notice you still have Sophos installed, please contact Viterbi IT at

Installing SentinelOne Enterprise Edition

For faculty, staff or students that have a USC-owned computer
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For faculty, staff or students that have a USC-owned computer and supported by your own department IT

  • AME faculty and staff, please contact Dennis Plocher ( for SentinelOne support.
  • ECE-S faculty and staff, please contact Seth Scafani ( for SentinelOne support.

FAQs for USC-owned Devices

Installing SentinelOne on a personally owned computer

USC provides SentinelOne for Personal Devices free for up to 5 personally owned computers to faculty, staff and students.
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FAQs for Personal Devices

SentinelOne Windows Upgrade Instructions

If you do have an older Windows version of SentinelOne, please download the proper files and follow the instructions below. The older Windows version of Sentinel One will require 2 updates (Old Version > >

  1. Upgrade to You should upgrade with a local administrator account and no uninstall or restart is required.
    • File name is: SentinelInstaller_windows_64bit_v21_7_5_1080.msi
  2. Upgrade from to Run the second MSI file immediately after the first step 1.
    • File name is: SentinelInstaller_windows_64bit_v22_1_4_10010.msi

MacOS and Linux Upgrade Instructions

Linux and K8s - v22.2.2.2

The Linux installation files will either be DEB or RPM. Select the appropriate installer file for your operating system and install the update.

MacOS - v22.2.3.6268

The MacOS installation file will be a PKG file. Download and install the update by opening the file with local administrator rights. Run the installer to upgrade SentinelOne.

General FAQs

Published on March 2nd, 2021

Last updated on August 1st, 2023