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PGP is a product that encrypts your data to keep it safe from unauthorized access. The University is now supporting two components of PGP, Whole Disk Encryption and NetShare. Installation of the PGP Desktop application is required to use either component. For information about purchasing licenses, please see our PGP Information page. 

PGP Desktop

PGP Desktop for Macintosh

NOTE: Do Not Install PGP Desktop on MacOS 10.7.3. There are unresolved issues with the software on this version of OSX. 

Installer PGP Desktop for MacOSX Installer
How To
Install PGP Desktop for MacOSX (Video)*
Quick Start
PGP Desktop 10.2 for MacOSX Quick Start Guide*
User Guide
PGP Desktop 10.2 for MacOSX User's Guide*

PGP Desktop for Windows 

Installer  PGP Desktop for Windows 32-bit Installer
PGP Desktop for Windows 64-bit Installer
How To Installing the Client Software and User Enrollment
Installing the Client Software from AD Joined Systems
Install PGP Desktop for Windows (Video)*
Quick Start PGP Desktop 10.2 for Windows Quick Start Guides*
User Guide PGP Desktop 10.2 for Windows User's Guides*
Links to Many Other Installation/Upgrade/User's/Admin Guides*

PGP Whole Disk Encryption 

Using PGP Whole Disk Encryption (WDE), your entire disk is encrypted. After encryption, you will enter a passphrase when you start you computer. Not all computers need to be encrypted. If you have questions about your computer and the data stored on it, contact your departmental support technician, or contact the OIT Service Desk at 3-1222.

How To Setting Up Whole Disk Encryption (Windows)
User Guide
PGP Whole Disk User Guides*
PGP Whole Disk Command Line User Guide*
Product Information
PGP Whole Disk Encryption at Symantec*
Current Issues Unable to boot after installing MacOSX 10.7.3 on encrypted disk*
PGP Whole Disk Encryption for MacOSX Recovery Disk Images*

PGP NetShare

PGP NetShare is a Windows only feature that allows you to create a secure file store either on your local computer or a network share. All files saved into this folder are automatically encrypted. If you have questions about setting up or using this feature, contact your departmental support technician or the OIT Service Desk at 3-1222. 

How To Setting up a NetShare Folder
Adding or Removing Users/Groups from a NetShare Folder
User Guide PGP NetShare Command Line User Guide*
Product Information PGP NetShare at Symantec*


How To
Creating a Self Decrypting Passphrase Protected File


*These links navigate to outside sources.