The Office of Information Technology has received numerous departmental requests for encryption solutions consistent with NIST 800-53 information security standards due to functional audits and external recommendations from university consultants.
Detailed descriptions of the encryption products can be found at:
OIT is currently offering a bulk licensing purchase for PGP file and whole-disk encryption software for individuals who need to manage sensitive information on their computers.
The pricing breakdown is as follows. Each user would need both of the below products (consider it a bundle @ $170 each even though it has two skus):
To help you decide on quantity, consider the following criteria:
Q: What if a PGP bundle is purchased for computer/user at OU and that person then leaves the university?
A: User accounts can be deleted from the PGP server to free up that license (i.e. transferred to someone else).
Q: Can student employees use the PGP software?
A: Yes, we encourage anyone that works with sensitive information to have access to the software.