Security, Software

Malwarebytes Enterprise

Malwarebytes Enterprise will replace ESET anti malware on all campus-managed Macintosh desktops. ESET will be removed from Macs by December 2020. This process will begin at 7:00 AM, Monday November 23rd.

This is a centrally managed version of Malwarebytes that will be automatically installed. No action is required on your part. The installation is different from the home version, and can’t be individually installed.

This is the first phase of a broader rollout to campus, including campus-managed PCs.

Security, Software

Flash EOL

The End Of Life (EOL) for Adobe Flash Player is December 31st 2020. 

All remaining Flash Player installations on university computers will be removed by December 31. No further installations will be permitted, as per Adobe, and for the security of the campus. 

If you have content that requires Flash Player to display, you must figure out an alternative method. See Adobe’s article at for details. 


Qualtrics Launch

Qualtrics is now available to all Chico State faculty, staff, and students. User are able to self-register for an account by going to:

Qualtrics is a simple to use web-based survey tool to conduct survey research, evaluations, and other data collection activities. Anyone (with no experience) can use this research suite to build surveys, send surveys, and analyze responses – all from any online location, any time you need!

The CSU, Chico Qualtrics license allows faculty, state-side staff, and students to use Qualtrics for university-related business and courses. Using Qualtrics for personal, commercial or other non-academic endeavors is not allowed.

For more information, go to:

Adobe, Software

Adobe Creative Cloud

CSU, Chico has moved to a site license for Adobe Creative Cloud. It is now available upon request to all employees and students.

There are two types of Adobe Creative Cloud licenses: device-based and person-based. Device-based is intended for lab computers. Person-based is intended for individual users.

Adobe Creative Cloud can be requested in the Service Catalog: Please note in your request whether you need a device-based or person-based license, and whether you’re using a Mac or PC. More information about Adobe Creative Cloud is available at

Once a license has been assigned and software installed you can sign in to Adobe Creative Cloud applications with your CSU, Chico credentials: