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Encrypting data on devices

Overview

This topic explains how to activate data encryption for laptop and mobile device of the users.

Activating data encryption for computers

Note: This feature can only be controlled through profiles. Any change to an existing profile is applicable for all users of that profile.

You can choose to encrypt the data that resides in the backup folder of users computers. You have the option of enabling encryption for data that resides in:

  • All backup folders on user's computer
  • Just the mandatory backup folders on user's computers

 

To activate data encryption for computers

  1. On the menu bar, click Manage > Profiles.
  2. Click the profile that you want to modify.
  3. Click the DLP tab.
  4. Under DLP for Laptops, click Edit. The edit window appears.
    dlp-encrypt.png
  5. Select the appropriate option from the Encrypt list
    • If you want to encrypt data in all backup folders on user's computer, select All backup folders.
    • If you want to encrypt data in just the mandatory backup folders on user's computer, select Mandatory folders. The list of mandatory backup folders is displayed. You can choose the folders that you want to encrypt.
  6. Click Save.
Note: When configuring the folders that will be backed up from user devices, you can make it mandatory for users to backup certain folders. These are called mandatory backup folders.

Activating data encryption for mobile devices

Note: This feature can only be controlled through profiles. Any change to an existing profile is applicable for all users of that profile.

You can choose to encrypt the data on the backup folders of the user's Android devices. On iPhones, data is encrypted by default. Therefore, data encryption through inSync is not required. 

 

To activate data encryption for mobile devices

  1. On the menu bar, click Manage > Profiles.
  2. Click the profile that you want to modify.
  3. Click the DLP tab.
  4. Under DLP for Mobiles, click Edit. The edit window appears.
    dlp-encryptmobile.png
  5. Select Encryption for android.
  6. Click Save.

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