Symantec Encryption Desktop Professional is a comprehensive suite of encryption applications which provides flexible, multi-layered encryption by bundling Drive Encryption to secure the files stored on local hard drives, and Desktop Email Encryption to secure confidential data in email.
Hard drive encryption software locks down the entire contents of a laptop, desktop, external drive, or USB flash drive, including boot sectors, system, and swap files.
Enables encrypted email and secure AIM® Instant Messages.
Creates storage-independent encrypted containers for transport and sharing of specific files using included utilities; PGP Self-Decrypting Archive, PGP Virtual Disk, and PGP Zip.
Includes PGP Shredder which can completely destroy unwanted disk-based files and folders.
Drive Encryption can be centrally deployed and managed by Symantec Encryption Management Server.
Secures email without burdening users, to improve compliance with policies and regulations without hindering productivity.
Allows users to easily and transparently share encrypted files and folders, improving data security without impacting user productivity.
Management by Encryption Management Server centralizes creation, deployment and management of data security policies and reporting.
Compatibility with Microsoft Windows 10
This release supports the installation of Symantec Encryption Desktop on systems running Microsoft Windows 10, both 32- and 64-bit versions.
User Interface for Microsoft Windows Pre-Installation Recovery
Microsoft Windows Pre-Installation (WinPE) provides a bootable recovery tool to recover data from an encrypted drive that has been damaged or corrupted. You can now boot to a system that has been damaged or corrupted using a WinPE recovery CD or USB drive and then use the new graphical user interface to recover an encrypted drive.
New Pre-Boot Smart Card Compatibility
Added compatibility with Gemalto TOP DM GX4 72k (FIPS) cards for pre-boot authentication for Symantec Encryption Desktop for Windows.
What’s New in Version 10.4.0:
May include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
Windows 10 November 2015 Update (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
Windows 10 Enterprise (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
Windows 10 Pro (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
Windows 8.1 November 2014 Update (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
Windows 8.1 Update 2, August 2014 (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
Windows 8.1 Update 1, May 2014 (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
Windows 8.1 Enterprise (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
Windows 8.1 Pro (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
Windows 8 Enterprise (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
Windows 8 Pro (32-bit and 64-bit editions)
Windows 7 Enterprise (32-bit and 64-bit editions, including Service Pack 1)
Windows 7 Pro (32-bit and 64-bit editions, including Service Pack 1)
Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit edition)
Windows Server 2012 (64-bit edition)
Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit edition, including Service Pack 1)
Windows Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit editions, including Service Pack 1 or 2)
Mac OS X:
Apple Mac OS X 10.9.5, 10.10.x, 10.11.4
512 MB of RAM
80 MB hard disk space