Device Encryption

About Device Encryption

Device Encryption reduces the risk of exposing confidential data through stolen or lost equipment by using operating system specific software, BitLocker for Windows and FileVault2 for Mac. This service uses full-disk encryption solutions that meet industry and State of Texas Administrative Code (TAC 202) standards.

  • Available to: Faculty, Staff, Student Employees
  • Where to use: Texas State Windows and Mac computers
  • Cost: Free

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All Texas State computers are required to be encrypted. The only exceptions to encryption practices occur when an approved Texas State Device Encryption Exception Request Form is on file with ITAC.

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