Information security is part of the solution to the modern day risk of data theft. By password protecting your documents you make data on a lost device far more secure to idle curiosity and attack. While not completely immune to hacking, encryption will prevent all but the most determined and skilled attackers accessing your data, wherever it is stored.
To address information security issues at UCA, IT Services have created a document which explains the advantages of file encryption and data protection available to staff and students of the UCA. In addition, this document will provide guidance on using the available software and ensuring best practice techniques to give users the best possible data security.