Symantec File Share Encryption

File and folder encryption with policy enforcement to enable team collaboration and cloud sharing

Symantec File Share Encryption powered by PGP Technology allows users and groups to automatically or manually encrypt files and folders on laptops, desktops, and file servers for secure file sharing. Files and folders can be automatically encrypted based on policy or manually using a simple drag-and-drop interface.

File Share Encryption for iOS (see Add-on section below) allows users to access encrypted files and folders stored to Dropbox on your iOS devices with File Share Encryption for iOS. Click the Add-On section below to learn more.

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Supported Desktop Systems

File Share Encryption is supported on Windows platforms. See the current list of?supported Microsoft Windows operating systems.

Terminal Services Compatibility

Symantec Encryption Desktop for Windows has been tested with the following terminal services software:

  • Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services (32-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services (64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2012 Remote Desktop Services (64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Services (64-bit)
  • Citrix XenApp 7.6, 7.6 FP3, 7.7
  • English, German, Spanish, Japanese and French
Supported Storage Systems
  • Windows file shares (SMB, CIFS)
  • Samba, NAS and SAN volumes
  • Locally attached hard drives (internal and external)
  • USB flash drives
Authentication Options
  • OpenPGP RFC 4880 keys
  • X.509 certificates
Centralized Management Requirements
  • Provided by Symantec Encryption Management Server, Powered by PGP Technology. Symantec Encryption Management Server requires a dedicated server.


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File Share Encryption for iOS

Access protected data in the cloud securely on your iOS Devices

File Share Encryption for iOS allows users who have uploaded encrypted files to Dropbox, to view their encrypted information directly on their iOS mobile devices. Incorporating a simple, user-friendly interface through Symantec File Viewer, users can access their synched information anywhere they have a network connection.

Users can store up to 1G of encrypted files in their cache, allowing access to encrypted information when no network connection is available and with the peace of mind that their data is always protected.

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