We are excited to share that we are set to begin a new chapter with Dropbox, Inc. Dropbox is acquiring our IP technology to embed natively into the Dropbox product, bringing end-to-end, zero-knowledge encryption to millions of business customers around the world. Check out our blog to find out more!

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Boxcryptorand the GDPR

How to be GDPR Compliant With Exemplary Data Protection Through Encryption

On this page you find a comprehensive overview of what you need to know about Boxcryptor with regard to the regulations of the European privacy law. Our focus lies on the GDPR-compliant storing of personal data, and on encryption as a technical and organizational measure (TOM) to protect personal data.

Your Benefits with Boxcryptor

End-to-end encryption

Boxcryptor encrypts your files directly on the device, therefore the data is encrypted and secured before it is moved to the storage of your choice.

Protect all storage locations

Boxcryptor adds security to over 30 cloud providers. Protect your NAS, file servers, and local data as well.

Premium file protection

Boxcryptor ensures the confidentiality of information while the cloud provides availability and a backup option — An invincible combination.

Privacy Made in Germany

Boxcryptor is a German company located in Bavaria. All servers are also located in Germany. The contracted data center is ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified.

Independent security audit

Boxcryptor has been audited by the security experts at Kudelski Security. The quality and security of the software is verified.

Secure collaboration

Collaborate securely with Boxcryptor, in your own team or with partners – thanks to group features, our Microsoft Teams encryption, or Whisply.

Zero-knowledge encryption

Boxcryptor complies with the zero-knowledge standard since the files are encrypted directly on the respective device. Boxcryptor can neither read files nor view passwords.

How Boxcryptor Can Help With the GDPR

The GDPR is a regulation with great impact on all companies that handle personal data of Europeans. Find out, how exactly Boxcryptor can help with your organization’s GDPR compliance.

State of the art encryption is one of the most important technical and organizational measures (TOM) of the GDPR to ensure that personal data is adequately protected. We discuss what state-of-the-art encryption means and how we can help.

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How Boxcryptor Works

Boxcryptor protects sensitive and personal data in the cloud. Files are encrypted end-to-end locally on users' devices before they are transferred to cloud storage. This means that the data can only be accessed with the appropriate authorization and important security criteria of the EU GDPR are met.

Boxcryptor creates a virtual drive. Once set up, encryption takes place completely in the background. Programs and functions can continue to be used without any loss of comfort.

If you need more information about how Boxcryptor's encryption works in detail, what data we store, how we manage users or how we protect passwords, then our technical overview is the right place for you.

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Boxcryptor's Journey Towards GDPR Compliance

Whitepaper: The General Data Protection Regulation – Privacy in the Industry 4.0

A whitepaper with a comprehensive overview of the GDPR: We collected the most important information to assist you with keeping in mind what's important, with regard to the GDPR. Your business is ready to take on the Industry 4.0 and you want to utilize the opportunities the GDPR brings with it? Then get our exclusive, free whitepaper now.

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Frequently Asked Questions about the GDPR

GDPR-Compliant Use of Microsoft 365

End-to-end encryption with Boxcryptor can be used with Microsoft 365, as the encryption of data in Microsoft's corporate cloud OneDrive for Business is supported. This way, you protect business data and meet the requirements of the GDPR. Files stored in OneDrive via Sharepoint can also be encrypted.

With the new integration of Boxcryptor for Microsoft Teams, you can also use the popular collaboration platform to securely share and collaborate on files.

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Boxcryptor: Secure Collaboration for Teams

This Boxcryptor for Teams webinar recording shows how to securely encrypt your OneDrive and SharePoint (video).