Encryption Services


UBC’s central McAfee encryption management service is being retired on June 24, 2021
For details about the new encryption management service to be utilized, please visit the Encryption Management Service Migration page.

Full-disk encryption is available for faculty and staff-owned computer hard drives (and other mobile devices such as USB keys and flash drives). Encryption helps prevent unauthorized access to data such as Personal Information (PI) and mitigates risks associated with physical loss or theft.

Features & Benefits

  • Available to faculty and staff
  • User-friendly service with centralized management and high performance encryption
  • Strong data access control
  • Offers encryption for PC and USB storage


Encryption is provided at no cost for the protection of UBC confidential or sensitive data stored on devices used by faculty or staff for university business.

Further Information

Getting Started