Encrypt and Decrypt Email

Email within UTRGV Office 365 is encrypted in transit and at rest.  For additional security when sending internal and external emails, users can include the [secure] text at the beginning of the Subject Line.

 
How to send an encrypted email
 
To send an encrypted email just include [secure] at the beginning of the subject field of your email. Note that square brackets are used.
       Example:  
              Subject: [secure] Monthly Report


How to open an encrypted email
 
Save and open the attachment in the email. Follow the instructions to sign in with a Microsoft or Office 365 account. If you do not have a Microsoft account (Hotmail or Live account) or Office 365 account, follow the instructions to obtain a one-time passcode to view the message. A passcode will be emailed to you and it will be valid for 15 minutes.

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Article ID: 75830
Created
Wed 4/10/19 2:02 PM
Modified
Mon 11/15/21 4:18 PM