Cloud Security in Education — Boxcryptor for Universities, Schools, and Students

The protection of sensitive data is of great importance in education. With Boxcryptor, your data is safe in the cloud. Take advantage of our generous discount for educational institutions.

Benefits of Boxcryptor

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    Collaboration, audit and management features

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    Higher data security in the cloud across smartphones, tablets and desktops

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    Leading end-to-end encryption technology

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    Encryption for more than 30 cloud providers, NAS systems, local data, and more

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    Cloud Security “Made in Germany” compliant with German privacy law

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    A generous discount for teams in education. We help you find an affordable solution.

  • Your Educational Institution Can Benefit From Boxcryptor Cloud Encryption

    Boxcryptor for Universities and Colleges

    Personal data, research results, unpublished scientific data — colleges and universities accumulate a large amount of sensitive data that must be protected. With Boxcryptor, files can be encrypted end-to-end before being uploaded to the cloud of choice. The encryption software thus provides greater security for sensitive data, while at the same time allowing easy collaboration with multiple people.

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    Boxcryptor for Schools

    Homeschooling and the need for digital teaching methods present schools with a major challenge when it comes to data protection. Boxcryptor helps schools protect personal data when using services like Microsoft 365 and other cloud storage providers. Public schools from the primary and secondary sector receive the encryption software Boxcryptor at a special discount.

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    Students can save 25 % on a Boxcryptor Personal plan.

    Boxcryptor for Students

    Encrypt your term papers, research results, certificates, and studies with Boxcryptor. In the cloud, you can access your project files from anywhere and share folders or files with others. Besides university projects, you can also protect private holiday pictures and other important data. Your intellectual property is valuable, and with the encryption software Boxcryptor, it is also safe in the cloud. Students receive a 25% discount on the Boxcryptor Personal license.

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    Our Customers

    Boxcryptor Customer: TU Dresden
    Boxcryptor Customer: University of Constance
    Boxcryptor Customer: Utrecht University
    Boxcryptor Customer: Y Combinator Research
    Boxcryptor Customer: Hachette Livre
    Boxcryptor adds end-to-end encryption with zero knowledge standard to your cloud.

    The Principle of Boxcryptor for Educational Institutions

    Boxcryptor adds end-to-end encryption with zero knowledge standard to your cloud. Simply put, it makes sure that no one but you and your authorized team can access your data. Not even us, since we do not know your password. That way, even sensitive data can be stored in the cloud, in compliance with privacy laws. With Boxcryptor, the cloud becomes even more secure than your own hosted servers. Data privacy and server maintanance are outsourced to specialists. As a consequence, valuable working time of your employees is freed up for the important things.

    Free 14-Day Trial

    Get started with Boxcryptor with a free 14-day trial. If you decide to continue with a paid plan afterwards, additional setup steps are not necessary. You can get started right away without any interruptions.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How much discount does a University or School get?

    A university or school gets a generous educational discount on Boxcryptor Company. Please contact our sales team so we can discuss details about the discount of your educational institution.

    How can an educational institution request the discount?

    Just contact our sales team and they will create an offer with the educational discount.

    Can users still share links with friends and colleagues, even with encryption?

    Of course. Files and folders can easily be shared with other Boxcryptor users. For friends and colleagues who do not have a Boxcryptor account, we created Whisply to help share files securely.

    Is Boxcryptor available for more than 100 users?

    Yes, of course. Please contact our sales team. They will get back to you with information on Boxcryptor Enterprise, our plan for more than 100 users. They will be happy to assist you in the setup of your company’s account and provide best practises for using Boxcryptor on a larger scale.

    What is the best way to get to know Boxcryptor?

    Getting to know Boxcryptor is simple, convenient and most importantly, free and non-binding. There are two roads to take. Either you start a free 14-day trial to test the software in your team with the full functionality of our solutions for teams. Or you test Boxcryptor as a private user. You can use it for as long as you want. With our free license you can encrypt one cloud and access it on two devices. Upgrades for additional features are available at any time.

    Do students get a discount as well?

    Students get a 25% discount on Boxcryptor Personal.

    Does Boxcryptor support GDPR compliance?

    Yes. Boxcryptor qualifies as a state-of-the-art technical and organizational measure (TOM) to ensure GDPR compliance. Boxcryptor effectively protects sensitive data. The General Data Protection Regulation is recommending encryption, when it comes to the protection of personal data.

    A positive side-effect of encryption is: the obligation to notify cases of data loss is omitted. This is due to the fact that nobody is able to exploit the lost or stolen data – no matter how sensitive the information contained is.

    How can the trustworthiness of the software be verified?

    Boxcryptor has been tested for security and vulnerabilities in an independent audit. The audit was carried out by the security firm Kudelski Security, with consistently positive results. Amongst other things, the insight into the code shows that no serious vulnerabilities were found by the security company. The full report is available on our blog.