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Smartcrypt Reader

Smartcrypt Reader

Simplify secure data exchange with external partners

Sharing sensitive data outside the organization is a significant cybersecurity challenge. Companies that do business together often have different compliance obligations, different standards for information security, and different solutions for data protection. These differences can obstruct the flow of information, disrupting workflows and jeopardizing business relationships. Employees who attempt to circumvent security practices on either side of a partnership can expose data to theft or misuse, creating the potential for even bigger problems.

A streamlined solution

Companies that use PKWARE's Smartcrypt to protect data within the organization can also use Smartcrypt to share encrypted files with individuals and groups outside the company. The free Smartcrypt Reader is available for download by anyone, and can be used to decrypt and open files that have been secured using Smartcrypt.

Unlike other approaches that require senders to share encryption passphrases with recipients or deal with complex PKI workflows, the Smartcrypt Reader can automatically retrieve encryption keys for authorized users—even external users—eliminating one of the biggest security challenges in external data exchange.

How it works

When a Smartcrypt user needs to share sensitive data with someone outside the company, the Smartcrypt user creates (or selects) a Smartkey that is associated with the recipient's email address. Files can then be encrypted using that Smartkey and shared via email, cloud storage, or any other medium.

To access the encrypted data, the external recipient simply downloads the free Smartcrypt Reader and selects the files to be decrypted. The Smartcrypt Reader will prompt the user to set up a Smartcrypt account and verify their email address, after which the recipient can open any files that were encrypted using Smartkeys to which they have been given access.

Senders can also encrypt files using traditional passphrases, in which case the Smartcrypt Reader will prompt the recipient to enter the passphrase before decrypting the file.

For step-by-step instructions on using the Smartcrypt Reader to open protected files, visit the Smartcrypt Reader page on our support site.

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Benefits

PKWARE's Smartcrypt Reader makes it easy to share sensitive data outside the organization without sacrificing security or usability
  • Facilitates secure sharing between Smartcrypt users and external parties
  • Eliminates the need to share files and keys in separate workflows
  • Automatically retrieves file recipient's Smartkeys
  • Free download for any user