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Questions tagged [encryption]

The process of transforming information using an algorithm (called a cipher) to make it unreadable to anyone except those possessing special knowledge, usually referred to as a key.

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Send encrypted file attachment using Gmail?

My company uses Windows workstations, with Outlook email clients that connect to Gmail as our corporate email server. I used to be able to send any file that I wanted (within the size limit of <= ...
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How to encrypt email messages and attachments without using an extension in Gmail?

Can anyone tell me how to encrypt Gmail messages and attachments without having to use an extension? I have come across a few extensions for Google Chrome and Firefox doing the encryption but the ...
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How do I send encrypted s/mime gmail but with symmetric style encryption?

There are a lot of services working without account creation that allows sending encrypted s/mime e‑mails (including native G suite support), but the typical support answer is : If you plan to sign ...
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Accessing encrypted form submissions via email notification

Is there a way to access encrypted form submissions via email; maybe a link sent that points to the individual submission on the Cognito account?
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Is a business associate agreement available from Cognito Forms?

I see that Cognito Forms is now offering data encryption for form entries. Is a business associate agreement available as well?
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Possibilities to encrypt/decrypt single files in Google Drive

Is there a way to encrypt and decrypt singles files in the Google Drive web interface? I am aware of encryption possibilities for the Google Drive client. But I need encryption for files that I want ...
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How does the encryption on Mega work for sharing?

If files sent to Mega is encrypted client-side, how exactly would files be shared without the key being sent through Mega's servers at some point? Does Mega provide some sort of API to allow for an ...
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true privacy with safegmail

not sure if this is the best SE site for this question SafeGmail is a way to encrypt email body test with PGP. Once you click "send" the email is encrypted and sent as encrypted text. This seems safe ...
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Why my Gmail goes partially unencrypted whenever I start writing a new message?

When I enter my Gmail account (Ubuntu precise, Firefox with a few addons—AdBlock, WOT, Ghostery, HTTPS Everywhere) the encryption of the page works normally (snapshot 1), and keeps on doing so until I ...
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How should I configure CrashPlan if I want to make sure Code 42 cannot access my data?

CrashPlan offers some very well-priced cloud-backup packages, but one of the issues I have with such services is the fact that, while the data is encrypted, the encryption key is held and known by the ...
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Gmail and free third party GPG/PGP services

I signed up for a free PGP key provider that worked with my Gmail account. I set it up to work with Apple Mail in Mac OS X Lion. Now, I realize I never use this encryption key, and I want to remove ...
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Is emailing between two Gmail accounts more secure than emailing another domain? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does email from one Gmail account to another ever leave the Gmail system? I'm curious as to how Gmail handles email that originates from and ends up in its own servers. Is it ...
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Does email from one Gmail account to another ever leave the Gmail system?

I ask because I connect to Gmail over HTTPS and if emails sent from one account to another (or the same account, just to back something up) don't actually leave Google then it's end-to-end email ...
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File hosting service that encrypts files without failure

The first service that everyone will think of is Dropbox, which I love dearly and will continue support (1 year for me and syncing strong). I read on Dropbox Blog as well as other sources that there ...
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Encryption for Google Documents

How can I encrypt the HTTP messages that implement the Google Documents web application? I am concerned about the security risk of editing and storing private documents on Google Documents.
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Is there an encrypting DropBox wrapper?

DropBox seems like a useful service, but not one I'd trust any sensitive files with. Is there an application that encrypts my DropBox files locally before DropBox sees them? Encrypting/decrypting ...
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How does LastPass store my passwords on their website?

LastPass advertises that they do local encryption of passwords before they are transferred and stored on their website. However, when I log in with my past password, I can access all my passwords in ...
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AIM via Gmail chat — is it encrypted through SSL? [closed]

When using G Chat in the Gmail interface (and using SSL/HTTPS), you have the ability to log in to AIM as well. Is this encrypted like the email and G Chat? Recently I've noticed there is an icon ...
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How can I encrypt emails sent through Gmail?

What's the best solution for encrypting emails sent from within Gmail. This could be a browser extension, a GreaseMonkey script, or something else. I realize that whoever is receiving the email will ...
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How much data can I store in a LastPass secure note?

Does anyone know if there are limits to the amount of data you can store in a LastPass secure note? I don't want to abuse the service but I also don't want to store a large note and then lose some of ...
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Can I trust Dropbox and similar services? [closed]

Is there any verification that the encryption used can not be bypassed by the operator or should I actually use some encryption of my own like TrueCrypt? edit In the light of this complaint against ...
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Sign and encrypt web-mail with digital id

Using a digital id to sign and encrypt messages in Outlook has been working fine. However, is there a way to do this in general using web mail via a web ui? I have both GMail and email from an ISP ...
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What web-based email services provide end-to-end encrypted & signed email messages? [closed]

What web-based email services provide end-to-end encrypted & signed email messages, such as in PGP message format? Is special software (e.g. Flash, Java, or another plugin) required for the ...