PGP Encryption

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Encryption software for use with sensitive data. Typical use cases include:

  • FERPA, HIPAA, PCI, intellectual property, or other data confidentiality obligations.

  • Devices that need to be encrypted and which need additional safeguards for the encryption keys, including the ability to recover a lost/forgotten key.

For personal device encryption, consider using the free Bitlocker Encryption.


  • Access provided by request to the IT Service Desk


  • $135 per user for initial setup.

  • $29.48 annual subscription.

Who can access

  • University-owned computers only.

How to request access

Contact the IT Service Desk with the following information:

  • OHIO ID of each user who needs a subscription.

  • Departmental account number for billing.


  • Device encryption for use with sensitive data

  • Ability to recover lost/forgotten encryption key


  • Windows only.

Additional resources

Service support

Get help

  • Visit the Technology Help Center ( to get live support, view outages, and browse trainings.


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