Email Encryption Tools

Tools for encrypting files for e-mail

In the event that you have a legitimate business need to send confidential information in an email to an associate outside of the University, Information Security policy requires the email be encrypted.  To encrypt email, follow these steps.



sender encrypt



recipients email



Q & A:

Can the recipient reply to the email?

Yes - once the email has been opened, there is a reply option in the email portal 

Can I send secure messages from my mobile device?

Yes - you can send messages from your mobile device using the Outlook client or the Outlook mail app.

What happens if the sender fails to encrypt an email containing sensitive data?

DLP Notice

Can an associate outside UT Tyler initiate a secure message?

Yes!  Provide the sender with the link below.  They will be prompted to register and set up a password.  After providing their credentials to access the portal, the sender can compose an email, attach files and send them securely.


 If you have questions about using encryption, please email:


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