Connecticut State Colleges & Universities
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BitLocker Drive Encryption

Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (ConnSCU) is committed to protecting the Protected Confidential Information (PCI Identity Data) of our students, faculty and staff. A major risk area identified in the Information Security Risk Assessment is PCI Identity data stored on devices that could be lost or stolen. ConnSCU will utilize BitLocker Drive Encryption to encrypt these devices to protect the data.

End User

End User Standard (Draft)
End User Guide (Draft)

McAfee Drive Encryption

McAfee Drive Encryption is soon to be retired as CSCU transitions to BitLocker Drive Encryption. Users with devices still encrypted with McAfee Drive Encryption may refer to the links below for assistance.

End User

End User Guide

First Time Login

McAfee File and Removable Media Protection

McAfee File and Removable Media Protection can be used to encrypt USB Drives or CDs.  This would then require a password to access the device.  Any device that contains sensitive information should use this method to secure the data.

Encrypting Removable Media User Guide


The Endpoint Encryption software is dependent on a secure password.  All passwords should follow the Password Policy: