Encryption Check - Mac

Summary

Checking for encryption on a Mac using FileVault.

Step-by-step

 

  1. Click the Apple symbol at the top left of the screen
    screenshot of mac menu location
  2. Click System Preferences in the pull down menu
    screenshot of the mac menu
  3. Click the Security & Privacy tab to the right on the top line of the System Preferences window
    screenshot of system preferences
  4. Click on the FuleVault tab
    screenshot of FileVault
  5. This window will tell you whether the machine is encrypted or not. If FileVault is “turned on” for you system, then the computer is encrypted.