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Data Encryption FAQ: Accessing Encrypted Media from your UC Irvine Medical Center Computer

How do I access encrypted media from my UC Irvine Medical Center computer?

  • Log into your protected UC Irvine Medical Center computer and insert an encrypted removable device.
  • The software on your computer will prompt you for the password for the protected media.:

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  • Though you won't see it happening, all new or edited data you save to the protected removable device will be encrypted.

Can someone else access my encrypted media from their UC Irvine Medical Center PC?

Yes, as long as you give them the password for that media device.

  • Give that person your encrypted media and tell them the password you defined for that removable device.
  • They log into their protected UC Irvine Medical Center computer and insert your encrypted removable device.
  • The user enters the password you gave them for your encrypted media device and clicks OK, as shown in the example below.:

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  • Though they won't see it happening, all new or edited data saved to the protected removable device will be encrypted.