Kaspersky Security Center 14

Data encryption and protection

26 February 2024

ID 195124

Data encryption reduces the risk of unintentional leakage in case your laptop or hard drive is stolen or lost, or upon access by unauthorized users and applications.

The following Kaspersky applications support encryption:

  • Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows
  • Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Mac

You can show or hide some of the interface elements related to the encryption management feature by using the user interface settings.

Encryption of data in Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows

You can manage the following types of encryption:

  • BitLocker Drive Encryption on devices running a Windows operating system for servers
  • Kaspersky Disk Encryption on devices running a Windows operating system for workstation

By using these components of Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows, you can, for example, enable or disable encryption, view the list of encrypted drives, or generate and view reports about encryption.

You configure encryption by defining policies of Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows in Kaspersky Security Center. Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows performs encryption and decryption according to the active policy. For detailed instructions on how to configure rules and a description of encryption features, see the Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows Help.

Encryption of data in Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Mac

You can use FileVault encryption on devices running macOS. While working with Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Mac, you can enable or disable this encryption.

You configure encryption by defining policies of Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Mac in Kaspersky Security Center. Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Mac performs encryption and decryption according to the active policy. For a detailed description of encryption features, see the Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Mac Help.

In this section

Viewing the list of encrypted drives

Viewing the list of encryption events

Creating and viewing encryption reports

Granting access to an encrypted drive in offline mode

See also:

Compatible Kaspersky applications and solutions

Scenario: Configuring network protection

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