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Can I store Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) (e.g., For Official Use Only, Personally Identifiable Information (e.g., SSN), Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) data) on my Windows workstation or laptop?

Yes, but…DOD mandates protections for CUI data at rest. The best ways of meeting those mandates are:
Use Bitlocker for whole disk encryption
Use encrypted folders

One Drive synchronized files on your workstation/laptop are NOT encrypted unless you are using one of the methods above to protect your One Drive files

If you need help setting up Bitlocker or encrypted folders, ask your ISO/DCO for help.
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