Disabling encryption

17 May 2024

ID 220679

If you do not need to encrypt your users' devices any longer, you can disable encryption as described in this section.

To disable encryption:

  1. Open Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud Management Console.
  2. Open the security profile for the devices on which you want to disable encryption, by doing either of the following:
    • By using the list of security profiles:
      1. Select the Security managementSecurity profiles section.

        The Security profiles section contains a list of security profiles configured in Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud.

      2. In the list, select the required security profile.
      3. Click the link with the profile name to open the security profile properties window.
    • By using the encryption management window:
      1. Select the Security managementEncryption section.

        The displayed Using encryption on devices window allows you to enable and disable encryption in security profiles, and to go to the list of reports.

      2. Click the link next to Encryption Management is enabled in profiles.

        The displayed window contains the list of security profiles in which encryption has been enabled for devices running Windows and/or macOS.

      3. Click Disable encryption next to the required security profile to open the security profile properties window.

    The security profile properties window displays settings available for all devices.

  3. Depending on the operating system of the devices for which you want to disable encryption, do either of the following:
    • In the Windows group, select the Management settingsEncryption section.
    • In the Mac group, select the Management settingsEncryption section.
  4. Select the Disable encryption option.

Encryption is disabled. Decryption of users' devices starts.

The encryption and decryption of devices may take a long time. You can use the Encryption status of devices report to see the current encryption status.

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