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you don't say if you are using a particular product to protect anything?
No, without some extra solution (like one of McAfee's data protection products), the files are not encrypted at all on a normal Windows machine.
We are using the encryption option in the safeboot admin console? Does this encrypt individual files or just the drive as a whole ?
depends, there are about 20 different encryption options.
let's start with the basics - what PRODUCT did you put on the endpoint - Endpoint for File/Folders, or Endpoint for PC.
the former is file encryption, so you'd have to set a policy to encrypt that directory. The latter is a FDE product, so if the partition is encrypted, then everything stored on that partition is encrypted.
Don't think its the Endpoint for files/folders as the only ption we have for Encryption is to choose which drive's we want to encrypt?
We're using Safeboot Admin 5.1.2 if that help anymore?
a bit vague, but the chances are that if you chose to encrypt a drive, and you have some indication this occurred, then the files on that drive are protected. You might want to ask whoever runs this project in your organisation.
I am also trying to find the answer to this so I can put together an FAQ for my directors. Many of our staff also use offline files. We've purchased Endpoint Encryption. How will this affect offline files when they re-connect to the network, will they be encrypted on the network as well?
I think you are missing the point - EEPC does not know anything about files at all, only partitions. The partition is encrypted, the files are not.