Sophos SafeGuard: How to install Location-based file encryption for Box cloud storage

Overview

  • In this task we will configure and test localtion-based file encryption for Box cloud storage.

Scenario

  • In this task, we will create policy on SafeGuard server to file encryption for Box cloud storage when users store data on Box.

What to do

Configuring

On SafeGuard Server

  • Open SafeGuard Management Center and login with your password.
  • Click Policies > Right-click Policy Items > New > Device Protection.
  • Name the policy Encrypt Box.
  • In Device Protection Target, choose Cloud Storage > Box and then click OK.
  • Check the information as shown below and then click Save.
  • To apply policy, click Users and Computers > VACIF.COM > VACIF STAFF > Policies tab.
  • Drag and drop Encrypt Box policy from Available pane to Policies pane and then click Save.

On Client

  • After downloading and installing Box sync, open Box sync and login with your email and password and click Start Syncing.
  • Open Box Sync folder on Desktop.
  • Right-click on Desktop choose New > Microsoft Word Document.
  • Right-click on file word choose SafeGuard File Encryption > Show encryption state.
  • Notice appears ‘This file is not encrypted’.
  • Drag and drop file word from Desktop to Box Sync folder.
  • Right-click on file choose SafeGuard File Encryption > Show encryption state.
  • Notice appears ‘This file is encrypted with key …’

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