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Kelvin_Kwan | 10 Jan 2012 | 23 comments

It has come to Symantec's attention that an OS X 10.7.3 update release is imminent from Apple.

Based on past experiences, we do NOT recommend users currently encrypted with PGP WDE or SEE FDE for Macs upgrade to OS X 10.7.3 when made available by Apple.

Symantec is actively testing PGP WDE and SEE FDE against the 10.7.3 developers build from Apple. We will continue testing against all developers code from Apple and also against the official release from Apple.

Please check this blog for updates as they become available.

Kelvin_Kwan | 20 Jul 2011 | 14 comments

 

Now before I begin “The Chicken or the Egg” portion of the blog, I want to address an issue that many people are asking or wondering.  “Why must I first decrypt before upgrading to Lion?”  Well there are many reasons.  However, one of the biggest reasons is that in Lion, Apple has added Recovery Partition Support.  This Recovery Partition allows you to perform repairs and recovery to your Mac without having to find the DVD that came with your Mac.  This is important, because whenever your system is encrypted, it is NOT advisable to create, resize, or move partitions.  This is regardless if you’re running OS X, Windows, or Linux.  Bad things (e.g.  Data integrity issues) tend to happen when encrypted and you do partition modifications.  So,...

Tim_Matthews | 15 Nov 2010 | 1 comment

For customers experiencing this issue, refer to the entry below from Symantec's In Defense of Data blog:

We don’t often post about product compatibility problems on In Defense of Data blog, but we want to make sure customers are able to access this important information.

Symantec is aware of an issue with Mac OS X 10.6.5 and PGP Whole Disk Encryption 10.0.x. At this time, we recommend that customers using PGP Whole Disk Encryption do not upgrade to Mac OS X 10.6.5.

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Doris Yang | 05 Nov 2009 | 2 comments

Doris Yang - Product Manager

If you would like to extend your beta evaluation past the initial 30-day period, you can request a new beta license by resubmitting your beta request here

Upon successful submission, you will receive an email with a link containing your new license number.  You must enter the new license key in PGP Desktop for it to take effect.

Shilpi Dey | 07 Oct 2009 | 0 comments

PGP Whole Disk Encryption for Mac OS X 10.6 beta recommends passphrases on French and German keyboards to use characters from a - z, A-Z and 0-9

More details here.

Shilpi Dey | 05 Oct 2009 | 0 comments

While the chances are extremely low that a boot.efi file could become corrupt on a boot disk or partition protected by PGP Whole Disk Encryption, it is possible. If this occurs, it could prevent your system from booting. Prepare for this unlikely event by creating a recovery CD before you encrypt a boot disk or partition using PGP Whole Disk Encryption on a Macintosh Snow Leopard system.

This recovery disk is only available for usage on Macintosh OSX 10.5.8 (Leopard) and 10.6 (Snow Leopard) systems with PGP Desktop 10. Download the image for disks encrypted with PGP Desktop 10 ONLY.

Visit this Knowledge Base article for more information.

Admin | 05 Oct 2009 | 11 comments

As promised, we are pleased to announce the PGP Desktop v10 for Apple® Mac OS X beta program. This beta program will allow you to try the latest features for PGP Desktop Professional, PGP Desktop Home, PGP Desktop Email and PGP Whole Disk Encryption on Apple® Mac OS X platforms. In a nutshell, we think you'll find it simple, fast and secure, with:

  • Support for Snow Leopard 10.6 (x32 and x64)
  • Faster encryption and decryption
  • Safeguards against boot disk corruption

Here are a few things you might be wondering:

Which Apple® Mac OS X platforms are supported in the beta program? Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) and 10.6 (Snow Leopard)

What is the process? Details on the Beta program can be found here.  Once you complete and accept the beta license agreement you will...