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What is Dell Data Protection Encryption\Dell Encryption?


What is Dell Data Protection | Encryption\Dell Encryption? This guide will give a brief description on the functions and features of Dell Data Protection | Encryption\Dell Encryption software.


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Dell Data Protection | Encryption
Dell Encryption




What is Dell Data Protection | Encryption\Dell Encryption?

Dell Data Protection | Encryption\Dell Encryption is a number of applications that allow you to:

  • Detect data security risks on desktops, laptops and external media.
  • Protect data on these devices by enforcing access control policies, authentication and encryption of sensitive data.
  • Manage data centrally with policies using collaborative tools that integrate into existing user directories.
  • Support key and data recovery, automatic updates and tracking for protected devices.

Dell Data Protection | Encryption\Dell Ecryption - Specsheet

Dell Data Protection | Encryption\Dell Encryption Features

  • Full-System Data Protection Solution. (Hardware, Software & Services)
  • Multi-OS supported. (XP, Vista, and Windows 7)
  • Local or Remote Management Solution
  • Focus on ease of use and performance

This Solution includes hardware and software for Client endpoints that tie into an encryption management server and associated services.

  • Hardware: GPE (General Purpose Encryption) card and firmware, that has the encryption engine.
  • Client software and Middleware: Running on each client system (Desktops/notebooks) enforcing encryption policies.
  • Management console (software): Running on server to remotely administer and enforce policies.

Software-based Data Centric Encryption:

It allows you to easily encrypt data, whether it resides on the system drive or external media. DDPE Personal Edition provides FIPS-level protection and enables:

  • Easier compliance management: Features one touch-compliance policy templates and quick system recovery.
  • Support for existing processes for authentication, patching and more.
  • System disk and port encryption in a single solution.
  • Encryption of all data, except files essential to booting the operating system.
  • Encryption based on user profiles and data sensitivity.

Full Volume Encryption (FVE)

See Guide:

Setting Up The Dell Data Protection Encryption (DDPE): Full Volume Encryption (FVE)


For additional support, US based customer can call Dell Data Security ProSupport at: 877.459.7304 Ext. 4310039 or you may also contact us via the Chat Portal. For support outside the US, reference ProSupport’s International Contact Numbers list. Visit the Dell Security Community Forum to get insights from other community members and additional resources to help you manage your environment.


Article ID: SLN284168

Last Date Modified: 07/27/2017 09:20 AM


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