Endpoint Encryption Agents

The following table describes the Endpoint Encryption agents available for a variety of environments.

Agent

Description

Full Disk Encryption

The Endpoint Encryption agent for hardware and software encryption with preboot authentication. Full Disk Encryption secures data files, applications, registry settings, temporary files, swap files, print spoolers, and deleted files on any Windows endpoint. Strong preboot authentication restricts access vulnerabilities until the user is validated.

The Full Disk Encryption agent may be installed on the same endpoint as the File Encryption agent. The Full Disk Encryption agent may not be installed on the same endpoint as either the Encryption Management for Microsoft BitLocker agent or the Encryption Management for Apple FileVault agent.

Encryption Management for Microsoft BitLocker

The Endpoint Encryption Full Disk Encryption agent for Microsoft Windows environments that simply need to enable Microsoft BitLocker on the hosting endpoint.

The Encryption Management for Microsoft BitLocker agent may be installed on the same endpoint as the File Encryption agent.

Encryption Management for Apple FileVault

The Endpoint Encryption Full Disk Encryption agent for Mac OS environments that simply need to enable Apple FileVault on the hosting endpoint.

File Encryption

The Endpoint Encryption agent for file and folder encryption on local drives and removable media. File Encryption protects files and folders located on virtually any device that appears as a drive within the host operating system.

The File Encryption agent may be installed on the same endpoint as either the Full Disk Encryption agent or the Encryption Management for Microsoft BitLocker agent.