Virtru Blog

Data Loss Protection: Safeguarding Trade Secrets

Corporations invest huge amounts of money and effort into safeguarding trade secrets and other pieces of intellectual property. They screen and interview potential employees carefully, draw up strict NDAs to protect data and create elaborate and arcane rules to control access. But often, they neglect the most important control — their data loss protection program. […]

December 2, 2016 | Business, Security
Introducing the Virtru Customer Key Server

Customers Take Exclusive Ownership of Encryption Keys for Unprecedented Cloud Privacy Your organization places a lot of trust in third parties. Between your email provider, file sharing hosts, and other cloud vendors, you never had a choice. Until today. We’re proud to announce that Virtru customers can now exclusively store encryption keys on their premises […]

November 29, 2016 | Encryption Key Management, Virtru
HIPAA Compliant Cloud — Beyond the BAAs

With the second round of HIPAA Phase 2 Audits ending around the New Year, many organizations are holding their breath. The third round moves from mere desk audits to more comprehensive site visits, but assuming you’re not picked, you’re out of the woods, right? Not exactly. The Office of Civil Rights gets nearly 20,000 complaints […]

November 24, 2016 | Email Encryption, HIPAA
3 Virtru Pro Features You Might Not Know About (But Totally Should)

Getting the Most from Your Virtru Pro Features Easy-to-use data security is our mission at Virtru, which is why we’re pleased to highlight some Virtru Pro capabilities that you might have never used. 1) Customized Introduction By now, you’ve learned that sending secure email with Virtru is very easy, and that using Virtru makes it easy for […]

November 21, 2016 | Email Encryption, Virtru
Why Business Data Privacy is Good for Your Bottom Line

Customers are increasingly concerned with business data privacy, and react strongly to news of data breaches. A recent study showed that 75% of adults are worried about privacy or security issues. Even more concerning, 71% of those studied said they would think twice about shopping at a retail store that whose customer information was attacked […]

November 15, 2016 | Business, Security
4 DLP Security Best Practices for Email

Data Loss Prevention (DLP) is one of the most effective tools to reduce the risk of inadvertent breaches. Properly implemented, it can catch costly mistakes before they harm your organization, and even help employees learn your security policies. However, DLP is not a one-size-fits-all solution — it needs to be properly configured for your organization. […]

November 3, 2016 | Business, Security
Corporate Security: 4 Key Tools for Business Data Protection

Part 3: Cyber Security Awareness Month Series Good security policies are the foundation of business data protection, but they’re not enough without the right technology. In part 2 of our cyber security awareness series, we explained how to evaluate your current corporate data security protections to make sure they’re up to snuff. In part 3, […]

October 26, 2016 | Business
Corporate Data Security — Evaluating the Risks to Secure Business Data

Part 2: Cyber Security Awareness Month Series Your biggest data security risk isn’t hostile outsiders — it’s negligent insiders. Most insider threats in cyber security come from a lack of clear policies and consistent training. In Part 1 of our Cyber Security Awareness Series, we discussed the damage breaches can do to your company and your […]

October 14, 2016 | Business, Security
You Can Now Search and Decrypt Virtru-Encrypted Emails in Google Vault

Last week, we announced that Virtru users can now search the bodies of encrypted messages from any of our supported email platforms. Today, we’re excited to extend those search capabilities to emails archived in Google Vault. Google Vault provides organizations a seamless way to archive and search all of the emails sent across their domain. […]

October 11, 2016 | Email Encryption, Virtru
Webinar: Must-Know Insights for Government Email Security and Compliance

CJIS and HIPAA compliance. Data breaches. Privacy concerns. For most city, county, and state officials, these concerns sit at the top of their priority lists. How can health and social workers safely store and share protected health information (PHI) and remain HIPAA compliant? How can law enforcement officers share CJIS data compliantly? How can system […]

October 10, 2016 | Email Encryption, Security