For computers the Information Security Office supports the use of encryption built into operating systems solutions, such as Bitlocker for Microsoft and FileVault for Apple.
Modern mobile devices provide native encryption support built in. Contact your mobile device provider for more information.
The pages below will help guide you on how to encrypt and password protect commonly encountered file types. ¬†If you are e-mailing, it is recommended to use an alternative form of communication (e.g. phone call) to share the password used to encrypt the file. For example, do not send the password in the same email as the encrypted file.