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How to Check the Encryption Status of a Mac Computer

  1. Click the Apple menu.
  2. Click System Preferences.
    Apple menu
  3. Click Security & Privacy.
    system preferences menu

    A window will open displaying the encryption status.
    encryption status window

    NOTE: If your encryption status does not indicate that your computer is encrypted, contact ITAC.

    Congratulations! You have successfully checked the encryption status of your Mac computer.