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Symantec File Share Encryption

Encrypt files with policy-enforced file encryption for collaborating teams

File Share Encryption allows users to automatically and transparently encrypt individual files and folders on laptops, desktops, and file servers enabling secure sharing of protected documents, spreadsheets, graphics files and more. File Share Encryption provides client-based server encryption that can be managed via Symantec Encryption Management Server to enforce corporate data protection and key management policies.
File Share Encryption for iOS® Access encrypted files and folders stored to Dropbox on your iOS devices with Files Share Encryption for iOS. Click the Add-On section below to learn more.

Supported Desktop Systems

Symantec Encryption Desktop can be installed on systems running the following versions of Microsoft Windows operating systems:
  • Windows 8.1 Enterprise (32- and 64-bit editions)
  • Windows 8.1 Pro (32- and 64-bit editions)
  • Windows 8 Enterprise (32- and 64-bit editions)
  • Windows 8 Pro (32- and 64-bit editions)
  • Windows 7 (all 32- and 64-bit editions, including Service Pack 1)
  • Windows Vista (all 32- and 64-bit editions, including Service Pack 2)
  • Windows XP Professional (32-bit edition, including Service Pack 2 or 3)
  • Windows XP Professional (64-bit edition, Service Pack 2)
  • Windows XP Home Edition (32-bit edition, including Service Pack 2 or 3)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit edition)
  • Windows Server 2012 (64-bit edition)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit edition)
  • Windows Server 2008 (32-bit edition)
  • Windows Server 2003 (32- and 64-bit editions, including Service Pack 1 or 2)
The above operating systems are supported only when all of the latest hot fixes and security patches from Microsoft have been applied.

Citrix and Terminal Services Compatibility

Symantec Encryption Desktop for Windows has been tested with the following terminal services software:
  • Citrix Presentation Server 4.0
  • Windows 2008 Terminal Services (SP1 and SP 2)
  • Windows 2008 Terminal Services R2 (SP 1)

Localization

  • English, German, Spanish, Japanese and French

Supported Storage Systems

  • Windows file shares (SMB, CIFS)
  • Samba, NAS and SAN volumes
  • Locally attached hard drives (internal and external)
  • USB flash drives

Authentication Options

  • OpenPGP RFC 4880 keys
  • X.509 certificates

Symmetric Key Algorithms–Symantec File Share Encryption

  • 256-bit AES key in EME mode

Centralized Management Requirements

  • Provided by Symantec™ Encryption Management Server, Powered by PGP Technology. Symantec Encryption Management Server requires a dedicated server.

CONTACT US

  • 1-877-294-5255