Recently, we were asked if our Paubox email encryption solution works with Mac OS, otherwise known as the Macintosh Operating System.
Short answer: Yes, Paubox email encryption can work on all Mac OS products (computer, iPhones and iPads).
Paubox seamlessly integrates with business email providers such as Google Workspace, Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Outlook. If you use any of these programs on a Mac OS product, Paubox will work smoothly, and you won’t have to change your email behavior whatsoever.
For further security, we recommend encrypting your Mac OS disk as well. Find out how to do so below.
How to encrypt your Mac OS disk for free
You can use Apple’s FileVault full disk encryption (FileVault 2) for free to help prevent access to protected health information (PHI) stored on your Mac. Encrypting your Mac’s hard drive is a crucial component of HIPAA compliance and should not be overlooked.
To use this free feature, you need OS X Lion or later, and a working OS X Recovery volume on your startup disk.
Follow along with this detailed tutorial to learn how to enable FileVault and encrypt the Mac OS disk.
Don’t worry Windows users, we haven’t forgotten about you. We also compiled a list of free Windows encryption tools for HIPAA compliance.
Take HIPAA compliance to another level by teaching your organization these three tips to not get phished.