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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
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
How to Encrypt Email in Outlook: The Hard Way and the Easy Way

Like any tool, email encryption only works when you use it. Microsoft Outlook has a native encryption feature, which is fairly secure when used properly, however it has some serious drawbacks. Setup is complicated and time confusing, and Outlook email encryption can’t be used to communicate with most recipients. Fortunately, Virtru offers a secure, client-side […]

October 7, 2016 | Email Encryption
Our Newest Invention – Searchable Email Encryption

Experts said it was impossible. Our competitors said it didn’t matter. But you asked for it. So we delivered. Starting today, all Virtru users can search the full text of Virtru-encrypted messages from any of our supported email platforms. Searchable email encryption is critical to e-discovery and ease of use, but has long required decryption […]

October 4, 2016 | Email Encryption, Virtru
Webinar: Email Security — 4 Ways to Enhance and Simplify Compliance

You know email security is important. You want to better protect your business privacy and prevent data breaches. But where do you start? In this 45 minute webinar, experts from Virtru will provide guidance from the trenches on protecting your organization’s email. We’ll also provide an overview of new features in Virtru encryption platform that […]

September 23, 2016 | Email Encryption
4 Ways a Secure Email Provider Beats a Portal

The biggest challenge in security isn’t strengthening your safeguards — it’s eliminating the gaps in them. If your email security depends on a portal, anything you send will be potentially vulnerable to hackers, cyber criminals and insider threat actors. At the same time, switching to a secure email provider can be disruptive — and near […]

September 17, 2016 | Email Encryption
Recall an Email: How Encryption Makes it Easy

Most email recall tools are pretty limited. For example, there’s a built-in feature to recall an email in Outlook, but it only works if both parties are using Microsoft Exchange and the recipient hasn’t opened the first message. Even then, the user can disable the feature, preventing anyone from recalling emails sent to them. Google […]

September 1, 2016 | Email Encryption
How to Protect Intellectual Property With a PDF Watermark

Standard PDF watermarks can be used to signify ownership, caution users against disclosure, certify document reviews and revisions and provide an easy way to brand company materials for external use. By clicking Tools > Edit PDF > Watermark > Add in Adobe Acrobat, you can put a watermark on a PDF, and configure size, orientation […]

August 3, 2016 | Email Encryption