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If your computer contains confidential information you are required by University of Toronto policy to encrypt your hard drive. 

What constitutes confidential information?

  • Personally identifiable information such as student numbers or email address lists
  • Student or employee records
  • Financial information

If your computer contains this kind of data, you are required by University policy to encrypt its hard drive.

How to encrypt your computer 

Full-Disk Encryption options:

Other encryption options: 

More information:

FIPPA Guideline Regarding Security for Personal and Other Confidential Information