Symantec Endpoint Protection (Anti-virus / Firewall): Macintosh Download for Personally Owned Computers

Anti-virus and personal firewall product to protect your personal computer from Internet-based threats.

Note: This software can be downloaded multiple times and does not limit the number of downloads.

Download Symantec Endpoint for Macintosh from UB

Symantec Endpoint 14.3

For Mac OS 10.8 (Mountain Lion) - 10.15 (Catalina)
(last updated June 5, 2020)

Symantec Endpoint 14.2.2 RU2

For Mac OS 10.8 (Mountain Lion) - 10.15 (Catalina)
(last updated November 15, 2019)

Release Update (RU) is for people performing a new install or upgrading from an earlier release or build of the product.

Symantec Endpoint 14.2.1 MP1 RU1

For Mac OS 10.8 (Mountain Lion) - 10.14 (Mojave)
(last updated March 1, 2019)

Maintenance Patches (MP) are appropriate for people using the software who are experiencing an issue that is resolved in the Maintenance Patch. MPs can only be applied against the specific Release Update upon which they are based, e.g., RU6 MP1 can only be applied against RU6.


This software is available to:

  • UB Faculty paid by UB
  • UB Faculty Student Association employees
  • UB Geographic full-time Faculty
  • UB State employees (UUP, CSEA, MC, PEF)
  • UB Research Foundation employees at UB
  • UB Foundation employees

This software is NOT available to:

  • Retirees
  • UB students 
  • Employees on volunteer appointments with UB (paid by someone other than UB)
  • Alumni
  • Faculty, staff or students from SUNY schools other than UB
  • Senior Auditors


Symantec Endpoint Protection cannot be installed if another anti-virus program is on your computer, including Norton AntiVirus.

  1. Double-click the Symantec Endpoint Protection folder.
  2. Double-click Symantec Endpoint Protection
  3. Symantec Endpoint Protection installer will launch. Click Continue.
  4. Review the information about Symantec Endpoint Protection, then click Continue.
  5. Review the License Agreement for Symantec Endpoint Protection, then click Agree & Install.
  6. Installation requires 200 MB of free space. Provided you have enough free space on your computer, click Install.
  7. Enter your computer's administrator password then click OK.
  8. Symantec Endpoint Protection AntiVirus will install. Once installation is complete, click Close & Restart.
  9. Log in and run LiveUpdate immediately. 

Scheduling Scans

  1. Click the black and gold Symantec EndPoint Protection icon in the Menu Bar at the top of the screen. Select Symantec EndPoint Protection > Open Symantec EndPoint Protection.
  2. From the menu at the top, select Utilities > Symantec Scheduler.
  3. Click New.
  4. Select AntiVirus Scan.
  5. Under Item to Scan, click Browse and select Macintosh HD. Click Select.
  6. Select a frequency for your custom scan.
  7. Select a day and time for your custom scan.
  8. Click Save.


SEP 14 and later

Starting with version 14, Symantec bundles the uninstaller inside the Endpoint Protection for Mac client:

  1. Launch Symantec Endpoint Protection
  2. Go to the Symantec Endpoint Protection menu
  3. Choose Uninstall

SEP 12.1.7266 and earlier

(last updated September 1, 2016)

If you need to uninstall older versions of Symantec EndPoint Protection (12.1.7266 and earlier), download and use the uninstaller below:

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