The University of Nebraska offers Cortex XDR by Palo Alto to protect computers and data against malicious attacks, viruses and malware.
Palo Alto Cortex XDR is part of a suite of security tools installed on University computers by IT support staff. Cortex compliments native antivirus and malware services such as Windows Defender and macOS XProtect & Gatekeeper. These services work together to prevent viruses, trojans, worms, and other malicious software from infecting your computer and spreading across the University network.
The University of Nebraska offers endpoint protection services for all University-owned computers, as well as personally-owned computers for NU students, faculty, and staff.
Employees should contact their IT support representative for assistance with the installation of Cortex.
Students, faculty, and staff may download the personal version of Cortex for installation on home computers from this page.
***NOTE: If your University computer is managed by ITS Endpoint Management Services or by your department tech, your endpoint protection will be installed for you.
To download Cortex XDR by Palo Alto for personal devices, go to your campus' Box folder: