Is it possible to encrypt the iPad, any model?
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Hi there, I am afraid it is not yet supported.
Nevertheless, we support email encryption on iPad device. If you have any questions regarding email encryption on iPad device, please let us know.
Do you know if it will be supported in the future?
The other posts answered it from a Symantec Encryption point of view but there are several ways to deal with this on the Apple side of things
http://support.apple.com/kb/ht4175 -- iOS: Understanding Data Protection
https://discussions.apple.com/message/22128851#22128851 -- Is a discussion about what type of encryption is being used
http://images.apple.com/ipad/business/docs/iOS_Security_Oct12.pdf -- While this PDF is from October of 2012 it disucsses all you should need to know about Security.
Hope that helps
Jonathan Jesse Practice Principal ITS Partners