Student Encryption

Encryption protects the contents of your laptop from unauthorized access by converting it into unreadable code that cannot be deciphered easily. It is a much stronger level of protection than typical security features, such as logging into an operating system with your password or protecting individual files with passwords.

Windows

Windows BitLocker Drive Encryption is the native encryption program included free with specific versions of Windows and, once turned on, runs on the computer. You can find more details at Microsoft.

Apple

FileVault full disk encryption (FileVault 2) is the native encryption program included free with specific versions of Apple OS and, once turned on, runs on the computer. You can find more details at Apple.