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Being responsible with sensitive data is now an unavoidable part of working in the legal profession. The world of encryption and secure emails can be rather daunting. We’ve made this as simple as possible for our users, completely taking care of the issues where it’s our data being sent and stored and providing you with simple instructions for everything else. It really is a case of just taking a few steps when you set up and never worrying about it again. 

To break it down, you need to be responsible with client data in these ways.

1. Ensure Data is securely stored within the European Economic Area (EAA) 

The Bullseye App Stores All Data securely on its servers which are within EEA 

2. Ensure Data transfer is Encrypted 

The Bullseye App uses SSL certificates to safely and securely transmit data through the internet 

3. Encrypt Data on your own Tablet Device 

This is applicable to all sensitive data that you hold on your device not just data in The Bullseye App. Implementing this is the responsibility of tablet users. It’s really simple to do – Click the link relevant to you for instructions 

a.      [ Click here ] For Simple Instructions to Encrypt your Android tablet
b.      [ Click here ] For Simple Instructions to Encrypt your Apple iPad
c.      [ Click here ] For Simple Instructions to Encrypt your Windows Surface

4. Ensuring Emails that contain sensitive information are encrypted 

The Bullseye App will send emails and their attachments via the highest available security level between the Bullseye outbox and your inbox. It is your responsibility to ensure that your inbox is capable of recieving secure emails. If your email box cannot recieve secure emails you will nonetheless recieve emails in readable format

If you use email client software such as MS outlook then you need to set up TLS or SSL in your POP3 or IMAP settings. Instructions to do this in outlook can be found [ Here ] Other email client software will have similar steps. If in doubt please speak to your IT provider.

 

Simple Instructions to Encrypt your Android Tablet 

1. Make Sure your Tablet is fully charged and plugged into the mains (Encrypting your tablet for the first time will take around an hour so the battery must be full enough to complete the process)
2. On your Android Tablet go to 'Settings'
3. Find Security section
4. Tap 'Encrypt Tablet'
5. If it asks you to set up a PIN code just follow the steps (Do not forget your PIN code you will need it to unlock your encrypted data) 

Come back to your Tablet an hour later and it will be fully encrypted in line with ICO requirements 

 

Simple Instructions to Encrypt your Apple iPad 

1. On your iPad go to 'Settings'
2. Go to 'General'
3. Tap 'Turn Passcode On'
4. If it asks you to set up a PIN code just follow the steps (Do not forget your PIN code you will need it to unlock your encrypted data)
5. At the bottom of this page it will now say 'data protection is enabled'. This means your iPad will be fully encrypted in line with ICO requirements 

 

Instructions to Encrypt your Windows Surface Tablet

Microsoft Surface Tablet has a feature called BitLocker that is turned on by default. Unless you have purposely disabled this feature you are already protected with encryption in line with ICO requirements.

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