With the encryption tool Cryptomator, data stored at LRZ Sync+Share can be secured in addition to end-to-end encryption (E2EE). Files encrypted with end-to-end encryption can be viewed on the computer desktop, netbook, iPhone, iPad and Android devices. Disadvantage: The documents cannot be read in the web portal, because it is not possible to decrypt files via the web browser. Note: It is possible to select specific folders to be encoded using end-to-end encryption, while the remaining folders are protected by the standard security measures.
End-to-end encryption is recommended for folders with content that requires special protection.
To view these contents, an additional password is required for decryption. But even without end-to-end encryption, files are encrypted in LRZ Sync+Share before they leave the client. LRZ Sync+Share uses commercial security standards (AES, RSE, SHA).
You can also share encrypted folders with other LRZ Sync+Share users. To do so, you need to send the decryption password to the desired users over a secure connection.
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