UCSF Operating System and Encryption Requirements

Not all versions of computer operating systems (OS) work with UCSF encryption and security software. For more information on tech requirements, see UCSF IT documentation Technology Requirements for Students.

  Operating System Type of Encryption Compatible with UCSF Security Software Requirements
Mac High Sierra (10.13.6 or higher) DDPE (FileVault)  Yes
  Mojave DDPE (FileVault)  Yes
  Catalina    Yes
  Big Sur    No
Windows Windows 10 Education BitLocker  Yes
  Windows 10 Pro BitLocker  Yes
  Windows 10 Enterprise BitLocker  Yes
  Windows 10 Home**    No

**If you are a student, your OS can be upgraded from Windows 10 Home to Education for free. 

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