Mimecast offer a simple to use email encryption service. The secure web portal means it’s easy for end users to open encrypted emails without compromising on security. There is also a good amount of configurable controls, meaning that the level of security can be customised to each specific need within your organisation. For example, if a confidential email is mistakenly sent to the wrong person, even with the access to read it, access to that email can be revoked even after sending. There are also controls to stop the data being forwarded or printed. There are read receipts given, but there is less of a focus on auditing to gain more insights into where emails are being shared than competitors like Virtru offer.
Mimecast encryption is not offered as a standalone product but comes as part of Mimecast’s Information Archiving and Secure messaging subscriptions, with varying degrees of features and controls on offer. This makes it a good choice for Mimecast customers who are looking for email encryption to add to their existing security products. Mimecast offers strong encryption with a range of end user controls. It’s a good solution to consider for email encryption, especially for existing Mimecast customers.