Review: Covertix's Remarkable 'Agentless' Security Locks Data Tight

User Alerts

When a file that's protected by SmartCipher arrives in someone's inbox, the user is alerted to that fact but is otherwise unimpeded from opening the file and accessing its contents based on a rules set that it carries. According to Kasan, the security rules add little to the file's overall payload. "In active mode, it adds 16K[bytes]. But with today's file capacities, that's almost insignificant," he said. There's also a simulation mode, which lets IT departments determine whether the policies being considered are going to be adequate for the organization. In this mode, the security payload is even smaller.

Next Page