Symantec Encryption Desktop Professional is software that can be used for professional encryption to protect sensitive data, instant messages, and removable disks and media.
Features of Symantec Encryption Desktop Professional:
- Protects disks, volumes and files
Symantec Encryption Desktop Professional includes the Symantec Drive Encryption application to encrypt all content on your laptop, desktop, external drive, or USB flash drive, including boot sector, system, and paging files.
- Message protection
For privacy, Symantec Encryption Desktop Professional allows you to encrypt email and instant message (IM) communications between AOL® Instant MessengerTM (AIM) users who have installed Symantec Desktop Email Encryption software.
- Flexible deployment options
Symantec Encryption Desktop Professional can be used offline at small businesses or for privileged users in large companies.
- Symantec Encryption Platform Support
Provides a strategic enterprise encryption platform for collaborative user management, policy creation, and automated service provisioning for multiple embedded encryption applications. With Symantec Encryption Platform support, Symantec Encryption Desktop Professional manages users, keys, and configurations to accelerate implementation and facilitate policy enforcement. Symantec Encryption Desktop Professional can be used in conjunction with other Symantec encryption solutions to provide multiple layers of security.
- Policy-based removable media encryption
Symantec Encryption Desktop Professional users running the Symantec Encryption Management Server can automatically encrypt removable media according to the policy of their choosing.
- Windows single sign-on
Single Login to MS Windows provides password synchronization, ensuring secure enforcement of security policies by managing Windows domain password policies without overriding existing MS Windows login rules.
- Several ways to share data
Users can create encrypted containers to transfer and share individual files using Symantec® Virtual Disk, Symantec® Zip, and Symantec® Self-Decrypting Archive applications.
- Securely deletes files
Symantec Shredder allows you to permanently delete files and folders.
- Control function
Centralized enforcement of security policies
– The email security policy enforces encryption and a digital signature.
– This policy enforces disk and removable media encryption to prevent decryption of data on disk and deletion of software.
– Synchronize with LDAP directory service or Microsoft ActiveDirectory to automatically assign policies based on directory service attribute values.
- Event recording
Maintain informative logs to record all administration and disk encryption operations to validate and install security best practices in the organization.
- Recovery passphrase
Automatic creation and centralized storage of unique recovery passwords enables remote support.