IT and Library Services

Encrypting files and folders

Encrypting Files and Folders

If you need to share confidential data, it's vital that the files are encrypted before being transferred. Encryption will help to protect your data even if an email is sent to an incorrect email recipient.

Further information

Wherever possible, store documents and data in the university governed cloud. If you really need to email documents to colleagues with an email address, consider sharing a link to the document rather than the document itself.