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Evernote only supports encryption for text selected within a note; not at the note or notebook  level.

I  make use of the native encryption in attachments; PDFs, Office/iWork documents, ...

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It's a pity. :( I want to protect personal notes. But I won't use office.

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I have encrypted quite a few individual notes. I use them for saving serial numbers, passwords, customer passwords, personal information, and so on.

An earlier respondent mentioned that you can only encrypt text within a note. So I encrypt ALL the text within the note. That accomplishes the same thing as encrypting the note itself.

Hope that helps.  ...pt

 

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On 9/24/2018 at 11:37 PM, PhilipTobias said:

I have encrypted quite a few individual notes. I use them for saving serial numbers, passwords, customer passwords, personal information, and so on.

An earlier respondent mentioned that you can only encrypt text within a note. So I encrypt ALL the text within the note. That accomplishes the same thing as encrypting the note itself.

Hope that helps.  ...pt

 

Be careful: Evernote is "vulnerable" for this scenario:

- Create a new note

- Type your secret text

- (in the  background the note is synced)

- Encrypt the text

- Go to note history

- Whoops, here is your un-encrypted secret text again  

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3 minutes ago, Rob van Vliet said:

(in the  background the note is synced)

Good point.  I wouldn't do encryption in a sync'd notebook.  Use a Local Notebook or work external to Evernote.

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2 hours ago, Rob van Vliet said:

Be careful: Evernote is "vulnerable" for this scenario:

- Create a new note

- Type your secret text

- (in the  background the note is synced)

- Encrypt the text

- Go to note history

- Whoops, here is your un-encrypted secret text again  

This vulnerability can occur but I don't think it is as likely as you are suggesting.  As I recall, the backup that is used for note history is somewhat random but I believe occurs about every 8 hours.  Not everything you type will get saved to note history.  As I understand it, if you make 10 changes to your note before the next backup occurs, only the last version is saved.  This is not like a document versioning backup, just a snapshot of your note's content taken roughly 3x/day.  For what you describe to happen, a note would need to be sync'd and a backup to occur before you encrypt the note.  Possible, but maybe not that likely, again, as I understand it, though I do recall post's where folks have reported this happening.  That said, I would like to see EN implement true zero knowledge note and notebook level encryption.

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