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"They have two solutions for encryption including Symantec Endpoint Encryption and PGP Endpoint Encryption. With one PGP license, you can deploy the two solutions. The PGP license gives you two options.""Depending on how many modules you will use (up to five) the licensing will be more expensive.""The pricing is fair but there is variability in our area that needs to be addressed.""The cost of this solution is a little on the higher side.""The license is not very expensive."

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Top Answer: I like the management aspect of this solution. You don't want to have end-users tweak or set it themselves, so the fact that you could do it from a central point helped us a lot.
Top Answer: What I didn't find helpful in the version we used is the fact that all devices had to be on the same network for us to push through the encryption. With lockdowns and people working from home nowadays… more »
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Boxcryptor is file-encryption software designed and created specifically for cloud use, with support for all major cloud-storage providers, as well as any cloud-storage provider that follows the Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) standard. With the increasing number of security threats, data and identity privacy are becoming more critical. Whether for personal or professional use, Boxcryptor has a solution. After installing Boxcryptor, the user has the ability to encrypt, decrypt, share, and add and remove files from cloud storage directly through his/her personal computer (PC) or device, simplifying all file-management tasks. End users are able to protect files by encrypting them locally before those files are posted to a cloud-storage provider, ensuring file security and file-data privacy throughout the process.

Symantec Drive Encryption, powered by PGP technology provides organizations with strong full-disk and removable media encryption and the ability to integrate with Symantec Data Loss Prevention. Intuitive management enables enterprise scale deployments and features compliance-based, out-of-the-box reporting plus customizable reports. Management capabilities include support for native OS encryption (FileVault2) and Opal compliant self-encrypting drives.
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Sample Customers
TeamSpeak Systems GmbH, can2close GmbH, Viantro, mohchi, Agile Partners GmbH
Citrix Systems Inc., City of Lansing, Commercial & Industrial Property, France T_l_visions, Fujian Mobile Co. Ltd., Group Lotus plc, Hall Booth Smith & Slover, P.C. (HBSS), Portugal Telecom, PostFinance, Public Pension Agency
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider36%
Computer Software Company16%
Hospitality Company7%
Real Estate/Law Firm6%
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Financial Services Firm40%
Government10%
Aerospace/Defense Firm10%
Construction Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider18%
Government8%
Financial Services Firm7%
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Small Business35%
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise43%
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Boxcryptor is ranked 12th in Endpoint Encryption while Symantec Endpoint Encryption is ranked 2nd in Endpoint Encryption with 14 reviews. Boxcryptor is rated 0.0, while Symantec Endpoint Encryption is rated 7.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Endpoint Encryption writes "Has good messaging features but the hard drive encryption needs to be improved". Boxcryptor is most compared with nCrypted Cloud, Microsoft BitLocker, Sophos SafeGuard and CloudLock, whereas Symantec Endpoint Encryption is most compared with Microsoft BitLocker, McAfee Complete Data Protection, ESET Endpoint Encryption, Cisco Secure Endpoint and McAfee Total Protection for Data Loss Prevention.

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