Encrypt Your Einstein Discovery Data (Pilot)

Now you can encrypt sensitive Einstein Discovery data with Shield Platform Encryption. When you encrypt this data at rest in Salesforce, you add another layer of security to your Einstein Discovery answers, explanations, and recommendations.
Where: This change applies to Salesforce Classic, Lightning Experience, and all versions of the Salesforce app in sandboxes in Enterprise, Performance, Unlimited, and Developer editions.


We provide Einstein Discovery Encryption to selected customers through a pilot program that requires agreement to specific terms and conditions. To be nominated to participate in the program, contact Salesforce. Pilot programs are subject to change, and we can’t guarantee acceptance. Feature isn’t generally available unless or until Salesforce announces its general availability in documentation or in press releases or public statements. We can’t guarantee general availability within any particular time frame or at all. Make your purchase decisions only on the basis of generally available products and features. You can provide feedback and suggestions for Einstein Discovery Encryption in the IdeaExchange.

Who: Encryption for Einstein Discovery is available to customers who have both the Einstein Analytics Plus license and Shield Platform Encryption.

How: To join the Einstein Discovery Encryption pilot, contact your Salesforce account executive. From the Key Management page in Setup, select Analytics from the Choose Tenant Secret Type dropdown. Then, on the Encryption Policy page, select Encrypt Einstein Analytics. From now on, the following Einstein Discovery data are encrypted along with your Einstein Analytics datasets.
  • Analysis Setup—Setup
  • Analysis Setup File—Data File
  • Analysis Insights—Properties