Google Drive Encryption, Recommended by Google

Easily protect files uploaded to Google Drive—and maintain control wherever they’re shared—to adapt to new digital workflows, support your distributed workforce, and unlock the power of data.

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Virtru + Google Workspace Drive Data Protection

Data-Centric Google Drive Encryption and Persistent Control

New Protection to Complement Google Workspace Client-side encryption

Virtru is a partner for Google Workspace Client-side encryption (coming soon to beta) with key management and offers encryption that travels with files wherever they are shared, ensuring your data stored within Google Workspace is confidential and remains private if you need to share via other workflows. Confidently store and share any sensitive data with advanced, secure data tracking.

End-to-End File Encryption

Encrypt PDF, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, PNG, and JPG files upon upload. Virtru’s simple Chrome extension protects files directly in the client to prevent access by Google and unauthorized parties, wherever files are shared.

Granular, Persistent Access Controls

Set expiration and disable sharing. Revoke access at any time.


Watermark files uploaded to Drive with recipients’ names, helping prevent file-based data leaks as they’re shared externally.

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Industry-Leading Ease of Use

Easy, On-Demand File Protections

File owners apply encryption and access controls using existing workflows. Virtru is embedded directly in the native Google Drive user experience with a simple Chrome extension.

Seamless, Secure Access

External recipients can easily access secure files shared via Drive.

Security Awareness and Adoption

Virtru’s seamless, intuitive user experience helps boost security awareness and ensure user adoption, so you get the most out of your investment.

Data Loss Prevention (DLP)

Mitigate data sharing risks and help meet regulatory compliance with Virtru’s configurable DLP security rules that detect sensitive data. Create a safety net that protects against human error by automatically encrypting or alerting users before sending.

Enterprise-Ready Administration

Seamless Deployments

Deploy to all users, or specific groups or OUs, via managed Chrome installs to get users up and running in minutes.

Persistent Visibility for Streamlined Audit

Maintain visibility over who has accessed Drive files, even after they’re shared. Integrate with your SIEM to strengthen threat response and streamline compliance audit.

Automatic Protection

Enforce protection automatically by designating specific folders to only store encrypted documents, or by requiring groups or OUs to encrypt all files they upload.

Key Management at Scale

Integrate with existing key management processes and HSMs. Host your own keys for full control, while Virtru manages policies and key exchanges.

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Recommended by Google

Virtru is a recommended provider of email and file encryption in Google Workspace.

More than 6,000 customers trust Virtru for data security and privacy protection.

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