Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.6 (MP5) will be deployed across campus starting from Tuesday the 18th of October.
The deployment schedule is as follows:
Symantec 12.1.6 MP5 Deployment for Staff:
IT Services 18/10/2016
Support School 25/10/2016
External Depts 27/10/2016
Schools1 Collection* 01/11/2016
All Staff Machines 08/11/2016
Symantec 12.1.6 MP5 Deployment for Labs:
Haslegrave Short Stay 19/10/2016
U007 Lab 24/10/2016
All Haslegrave Labs 26/10/2016
All ITS Labs 02/11/2016
All Labs 09/11/2016
The installation can take up to three minutes to install and does require a reboot. All the live SCCM task sequences have already been updated to include the SEP 12.1.6 MP5 update.
For more info on this update goto:
New features and fixes in Endpoint Protection 12.1.6 (MP5)
The main benefits of upgrading to the 12.1.6 (MP5) platform include:
-Fixes a number of critical security vulnerabilities with the product.
-Adds basic compatibility support for Windows 10 Anniversary Edition.
-Adds support for Ubuntu 16.04.
-Adds support for a SQL Server 2016 database.
-Adds support for VMWare ESX 6.0.
-Updates RSA SecurID authentication to support the latest RSA configurations.
Please contact the IT Service Desk via IT.Services@lboro.ac.uk or call extension 222333 if you encounter any issues or have any queries concerning this update.