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Faculty and Staff Software

The information and links below are provided as a resource to the NOVA computing community. Please review all documentation and system requirements before installing any software on your system. You may need to contact the software manufacturer for assistance if you encounter any major problems with the installation.

NOVA Data Encryption Software

Installing NOVA Data Encryption Software

Free AntiVirus Software

Students, Faculty and Staff with Blackboard accounts can download free Antivirus Software by going to After you log in, scroll down to the following section and download:

"VCCS: FREE! Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition
FREE Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition for Students, Faculty and Staff"

Free Anti-Spyware Software

Other Software

If you need further assistance please contact the IT Help Desk at 703.426.4141 or email them at

The software is provided for your convenience. Installation will be done at your own risk. No Support will be provided by the college IT Help Desk or other Northern Virginia Community College entity for this software. The integrity of your data is your personal responsibility, and it is recommended that you have an up-to-date backup of your hard disk before downloading the software. NOVA is not responsible for any disruption, damage and/or loss of data on your computer system that may occur while using the software.