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Active Cypher vs Platform & Server-based File Encryption: Which is Better?

With so many security products on the market offering encryption as either a product feature or an entirely separate product, it’s vital to understand how the many products differ to protect sensitive data. Through the course of Active Cypher’s product development, companies often ask how Active Cypher compares to specific products. We compared Active Cypher to others and eventually concluded that all other products are either – platform and/or server-based products. We have extracted several key features that set Active…
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File Encryption vs Full Disk Encryption – Which is Better?

Introduction In the world of encryption, the topic of disk vs file encryption is a hotly debated topic. Unfortunately, the current encryption solutions require a hefty barrier to entry. This translates to a lack of adoption and/or scalability in business environments. Barriers to entry and lack of scalability is an example of why the majority of Fortune 1000 businesses have failed to adopt a file encryption solution in the workplace. Failing to secure your data leaves files exposed and vulnerable…

Active Cypher Announces Support for Office 365, OneDrive, Google Drive, Box and Dropbox

COSTA MESA, CA — Active Cypher, the new standard in data encryption, announced they now work with all major cloud storage solutions. Active Cypher delivers data encryption in the cloud, protecting files where enterprise companies work and share the most. We are really excited to finally get this new release out there and provide a way for our users to stay in compliance and enhance their productivity. One question that crops up time and time again is what sets us…

Creating a Strong GDPR Strategy

GDPR Webinar Replay Creating a Strong GDPR Strategy is Hosted by Peter Hammermeister, Mark Wagner and Dan Gleason. This webinar specifically addresses Article 32.1(a) through Article 32.1(d). Join us while we go over a real-world scenario dealing with the pseudonymizing and encryption of personal data. We review the importance of regularly testing, assessing, and evaluating general effectiveness of technical and organizational measures adopted to ensure the security of data processing. For those who may have missed it, we’ve posted a…

Active Cypher Announces Full Support for the Microsoft Teams Product Suite

Costa Mesa, CA. — Active Cypher, the new standard in file encryption, is announcing today that they have designed, load tested and approved its file encryption solution for the full Microsoft Teams portfolio. This includes all Active Directory, File Server,  and Windows operating systems for Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012, 2016, Windows 7, 8 and all releases of Windows 10. In addition, we support all Microsoft file storage solutions, for example; Azure File Sync, One Drive for Business, and SharePoint. Active…
Information Security – How to actually secure data

How To Secure Data The Right Way

Every day we read or watch the news and see headlines like “Equifax Hacked! 180 Million Clients’ Personal Information Compromised!”, or “Yahoo Email Accounts Hacked!  Millions of Users’ Information Found on the Dark Web!”  This week, executives from both of these companies and others are testifying before Congress as to how this happened.  So far, the most notable testimony from these companies is something to the effect that, “It is really hard to secure data, and it is impossible to…
Active Cypher Officially Launches

Active Cypher Announces “Official” Product Launch

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Costa Mesa, CA. — Active Cypher, the new standard in file encryption products announcing today, it has officially launched and is now available at activecypher.com. What Does Active Cypher Do? Active Cypher deeply integrates with Microsoft’s Active Directory and the Azure Cloud. By using Microsoft’s existing environment, the Active Cypher team didn’t need to build additional software, consoles or dependencies that slow down servers and contribute to user friction. We work deeply within the Microsoft environment focusing…
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