Encryption is the process of encoding messages or information in such a way that only authorized parties can read it.

Information on Encryption requirements and policy please refer to Policy 8:

 https://uwaterloo.ca/secretariat-general-counsel/policies-procedures-guidelines/policy-8

Encryption

What's available:

Setup of BitLocker (Windows) or File Vault (MAC) (or other approved encryption program).

Who can use this service:

  • Current students
    • Current undergraduate students
    • Current graduate students
  • Faculty
  • Staff

How to request this service:

Contact a member of AHS Computing

Minimum notice to use service:

1 day

Average length of time to complete request:

2 days

Service category:

Pricing/Cost:

No cost.

Location:

BMH - B.C. Matthews Hall
200 University Avenue West
Canada