How to Send Secure, Encrypted Email

Secure email is available to all faculty, staff, and students with their existing email account. No pre-registration or extra software is required.

To send a secure, encrypted email follow the simple steps below.

NOTE: The subject line of the email is not encrypted; therefore, you should not include sensitive information in the subject line of the email.

Because the recipient will have to register the first time he/she uses the encryption service, you may want to send a message informing them that an encrypted message is coming.

  1. Add the word “secure” or “encrypt” in the subject line of the email as shown below.  The quote marks are not necessary.

  1. When you have completed the process of typing the email and adding necessary attachments, click the “Send” button.

This is what the email recipient will receive.  After clicking on Read the message button, the recipient will need to verify their identity before viewing the email.