All computers owned by UT Austin are required to be full disk encrypted unless an exception has specifically been approved by ISO. Any non-University owned computers which are authorized to conduct official University business must also be encrypted.

There is already an extensive Wiki site managed by campus ITS to provide assistance to all users (TSCs, students, faculty, staff) with information on encryption policy and how to encrypt systems with UT Austin Approved Encryption Methods

Encryption Exception Form

General UT Austin Computer Encryption

Approved Encryption Methods for Laptops and Desktops

TSC Computer Encryption Guide

Approved Encryption Methods for Handhelds

Apple iOS Hardening Checklist

Google Android Hardening Checklist

For additional questions or assistance, please contact BME-IT at bme-it@utexas.edu