How do I encrypt my computer? (Mac)

Encrypting your computer will mean your computer can't be used without your encryption key. All of your files will be protected if the computer is lost or stolen. If you lose your encryption key and your backup key, your files can't be recovered

  • We recommend you follow Apple's official instrucions for FileVault:
  • Your computer will now require your recovery key on startup. If the computer is in use by other members of staff, you will need to make your encryption key available to them
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