Virtru Email Protection

Virtru Email Protection

Surprisingly easy email protection and control for Gmail.

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  • Virtru Email Protection
  • Virtru Email Protection
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What is Virtru Email Protection?
Virtru Email Protection is a Chrome extension designed to benefit organizations in managing their data privacy and security. Its features allow users to protect Gmail messages and attachments. It enables complying with data privacy regulations like HIPAA, GDPR, FERPA, and more. The extension enhances secure file sharing both internally and externally. It encrypts emails and provides granular controls such as setting expiration dates, disabling forwarding, and watermarking attachments. The program also supports instant access revocation and alerts users to encrypt emails when sensitive data is detected.
Users: 700,000+
Rating: 3.99 (117)
Version: 12.6.0 (Last updated: 2024-07-11)
Creation date: 2020-05-16
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • storage
  • unlimitedStorage
Host permissions:
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  • https://**
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  • https://**
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  • https://**
Size: 6.70M
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Easily protect Gmail messages and attachments, and maintain control wherever they’re shared.

At Virtru, we understand that data is an organization’s most valuable asset and sharing it is critical for business success. But sharing data creates significant risk. We believe no one should have to choose between protecting data and sharing it. We help more than 20,000 organizations, large and small, across almost every industry, protect data wherever it’s created or shared so they can collaborate with confidence.

Privacy Ensure Gmail messages and attachments stay private so you don’t have to trust Google with your data.

Compliance Maintain compliance with data privacy regulations such as HIPAA, GDPR, CJIS, ITAR, CCPA, FERPA, CMMC, NIST, and more.

Secure, Seamless Sharing Protect Gmail messages and attachments and maintain control wherever they’re shared - both internally and externally, beyond Google.

End-to-End Encryption Data-centric protection and object-level encryption for email messages and attachments directly within the Gmail client with a simple Chrome extension.

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User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Easy to use for sending sensitive information
  • Effective method for managing information, with enterprise implementations noted
  • Many find it works well with little to no extra configuration required
  • Frequent needs to uninstall and reinstall the extension
  • Issues with the extension causing Gmail to malfunction or not work
  • Poor customer support experiences described by several users
Most mentioned
  • Problems with the extension causing Gmail or email functions to stop working
  • The need to frequently reactivate or reinstall Virtru
  • Software conflicts with other extensions or Gmail updates
  • Customer service responses and support issues
Recent reviews
Y All I want is to find the button to reinstall virtu. You guys must enjoy making the simple, complicated and time consuming. My old judo instructor always said, "16 steps to the outhouse by 'will he make it'. So far all, this sounds like a politician who says a lot, and yet nothing at all that make sense. Just send me the info I need and not all the floss.
by Dr. Jeff Moore Dr. Jeff Moore, 2024-03-12

Funziona davvero bene con Google. Mi piacerebbe fosse universale ed utilizzabile per ogni provider di servizi mail.
by Davide Davide, 2024-02-18

this is not helpful, this is too much to just get a w2 emailed to ourselves.
by Michelle V Slater Michelle V Slater, 2024-02-08
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Risk impact

Virtru Email Protection is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Virtru Email Protection if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Virtru Email Protection has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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