Latest enhancements to the SDS encryption service for Google Workspace
February 28, 2023
Support for Gmail
Users can now secure Gmail messages and attachments with SDS encryption service for Google Workspace.
February 16, 2023
Support for Google Drive
With the SDS encryption service for Google Workspace, users can now encrypt confidential files in Google Drive and read them. This feature is available on Windows and macOS workstations, and on mobile iOS and Android devices.
Support for Google Calendar
Users can now secure Google Calendar data with SDS encryption service for Google Workspace.
The SDS encryption service for Google Workspace now includes a cache for external requests (e.g., openid connect, jwks), which optimizes response time.
December 22, 2022
Gmail beta version support
Google released the beta version of the client-side encryption for Gmail. Gmail messages and attachments can now be secured with the SDS encryption service for Google Workspace.
September 29, 2022
Support for Google Meet
Google Meet data can now be secured with the SDS encryption service for Google Workspace.
Using two KACLS
The SDS encryption service for Google Workspace is compatible with the new Google feature that allows two KACLS to coexist for the purpose of migrating from one service provider to another. For example, new files can be encrypted with the SDS encryption service for Google Workspace, while older files protected by another KACLS provider can be decrypted.
April 28, 2022
With the SDS encryption service for Google Workspace, you can guarantee the absolute confidentiality of your corporate data and benefit from Google Workspace collaboration tools at the same time, while complying with the regulatory restrictions of your sector.
Users can therefore protect their data before sending it to Google Workspace applications. Unencrypted data and encryption keys are never sent to Google.
The SDS encryption service for Google Workspace uses an identity provider (IDP) to authenticate end users, manage their access permissions and their life cycles. Configure the provider you want to use, and find all the detailed steps in the Google documentation.
The following are the features in SDS encryption service for Google Workspace:
|Protection of files before sharing them||Users protect their files on their workstations via their browsers.|
|Sharing of files in shared spaces||Users share their protected files on Google Workspace.|
|Management of privileges on files||The operations that each user can perform depend on the privileges that the Google Workspace administrator has granted in the configuration. For example, the privilege of sharing files with external users who belong to specific domains.|
|Verification of authorized persons||During each operation in which a file is protected or modified, the service will ensure that persons allowed to look up the file are trustworthy.|