This article reviews how to encrypt emails in Office365.
When & why
Encryption is required if you must send emails containing financial or personal information (e.g., credit card or Social Security numbers).
Encryption ensures that, if the email or account is compromised, that the data contained is inaccessible to any unauthorized users.
How to encrypt
Send an encrypted email
Include the text [ENCRYPT] in the email subject line like so:
Encrypted emails can be sent to both College and external email addresses. If you try to send an unencrypted email containing what appears to be sensitive information, you may see a warning message.
View an encrypted email
Follow the instructions in the email you received. Replies to encrypted emails will be automatically encrypted.
- Have a Bryn Mawr account? click Sign In
- Don’t have a Bryn Mawr account? Click Use a one-time passcode
If you have any additional questions or problems, don't hesitate to reach out to the Help Desk!