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All AU computers and hard drives must be encrypted

AU follows the recommendation from the Centre for Cyber Security regarding encryption of computers and hard drives. This means that your AU computer and hard drive must be encrypted.

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Encrypting computers and hard drives will help secure data in case of loss or theft.

The process

You will receive an email from your local IT support team with information about when your AU computer and hard drive will be encrypted. How long it takes to encrypt a computer may vary, but for a fairly new computer, it may take a couple of hours. You can either keep working on your computer or turn it off while it is being encrypted.

In this guide, you can find information about what you can do if you want your computer encrypted as soon as possible, or if you want the encryption process to take place at a specific time.

Do you have any questions?

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