Google Workspace Encryption, Recommended by Google

Virtru adds a seamless and essential layer of Google Workspace encryption. Easily protect data stored and created in Gmail, Google Drive, and other Google apps—and maintain control wherever they’re shared—empowering your teams to collaborate with confidence.

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Data-Centric Google Workspace Security for Cloud-Based Collaboration

End-to-End Email and File Encryption

Encrypt Gmail messages and attachments, as well as files stored in Google Drive—including PDFs, Microsoft files, and other types of data uploaded to Google Drive. Additionally, admins can choose to designate Google Drive folders that automatically encrypt everything that’s uploaded to those folders. Virtru’s simple Chrome extension protects emails and files directly in Google Workspace, preventing access by Google and unauthorized parties, wherever data is shared.

Google Cloud Security

Files stored in Google Drive are encrypted upon upload. Users can also protect and maintain control of files downloaded from Google Drive and shared through other workflows. Virtru is also an External Key Management partner for Google Cloud Platform, giving you a single, holistic framework to protect your Google-hosted data. 

Granular, Persistent Access Controls

Set expiration dates and disable forwarding or re-sharing. Revoke access at any time.

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Key Management to Support Google Workspace Client-side encryption

Virtru is a recommended Google Workspace Client-side encryption partner to prevent unauthorized or third-party (including Google) access to data and meet global protection standards such as data sovereignty.

Communicate Securely via Google Meet

Support heightened privacy and confidentiality with the ability to encrypt Google Meet calls and video messages to improve data security and prevent third-party (including Google) access.

Secure Cross-Departmental Content in Google Docs

Protect the ideas, plans, and private copy being created and shared across the organization using Google Docs.

Encrypt Sensitive Information in Google Sheets

Secure financial reports, budgets, and other sensitive data stored and shared in spreadsheets using Google Sheets.

Protect Intellectual Property in Google Slides

Secure important board presentations, client demos, and more with Virtru’s data protection for Google Slides.

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Industry-Leading Ease of Use

Easy, On-Demand Protection

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

Seamless, Secure Access

Virtru users and recipients can read and respond to encrypted emails directly from their inbox. External recipients without Virtru can easily and securely access protected email and shared files through the Secure Reader with their existing credentials or a one-time verification link – non-Google recipients don’t need to create a new account and password.

Persistent Visibility

Senders can easily view who has accessed or forwarded an email, throughout the full data lifecycle, and can always revoke access or adjust access controls.

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.

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.


Recommended by Google

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

Fast, Enterprise-Ready Administration

Seamless Deployments

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

Persistent Visibility for Streamlined Audit

Gain visibility into who has accessed or forwarded your organization’s emails and files throughout the data lifecycle—and maintain the ability to revoke access at any time. Integrate with your SIEM to strengthen threat response and streamline compliance audit.

Automatic, Rules-Based Protection

Automatically enforce email encryption with DLP rules that detect and protect sensitive data. Reinforce security awareness with alerts that warn users to encrypt email. Designate specific Google Drive folders to only store encrypted documents, or require groups to encrypt all files they upload.

Key Management at Scale

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

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More than 7,000 customers trust Virtru for data security and privacy protection.

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