System Requirements


Windows Windows

Operating System Editions Architectures
Windows 10 Enterprise, Professional, HOME Edition 32/64 bit
Windows 8, 8.1 Enterprise, Professional, 32/64 bit
Windows 7 Enterprise, Professional, Ultimate 32/64 bit
Windows Surface Tablets Windows logo certified tablet with UEFI firmware UEFI Absolute Pointer Protocol only

Please NOTE that SW upgrades require that you first decrypt the machine, upgrade the OS, and then encrypt it again.

The minimum hardware requirements for Full Disk Encryption for Windows clients are:

Hardware RAM Disk Space
Pentium III 450 MHz 1 GB 1 GB

Mac Mac

Operating System Editions
Mac OS X 10.12.x Sierra
Mac OS X 10.11.x El Capitan
Mac OS X 10.10.x Yosemite

Please NOTE regarding SW upgrades. It is recommended that you first decrypt the machine, upgrade the OS, and then encrypt it again.

The minimum hardware requirements for Full Disk Encryption for Mac clients are:

Hardware RAM Disk Space
Intel-based 1 GB 1 GB

Note – Java Runtime Environment 1.5 or higher needs to be installed on target Macs.

Note – Available software applications for Mac are Full Disk Encryption, Media Encryption and Compliance.


Encryption specification

Encryption technique: Sector-by-sector encryption.
Encryption algorithm: AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) 256 bit with unique keys for each sector.
Performance degradation: Less than 2%


Standard configuration:

Password Length: 6 digits minimum.
Password Content: Upper AND lower case AND number(s).
Number of log-on attempts: 5 attempts before lock-out.
Password history: Not to re-use any of the last 4 passwords used.

Computer Security At Its Best
Available software applications:
  • Full Disk Encryption
  • Media Encryption / Port Control
  • Compliance Check
  • Anti-Malware / Program Control
  • Firewall
Windows and Mac Support
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