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Issue How to enable/disable the "Fast Initial Encryption" mode for the volume based encryption?
Known to apply to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s) SafeGuard Device Encryption 5.60.1SafeGuard Device Encryption 6.00.1SafeGuard Device Encryption 6.10.0SafeGuard Device Encryption 7.0
Operating systems All supported operating systems
This new mode for the volume-based initial encryption can be enabled/disabled in the Device Protection policies. By default the setting is disabled.
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