Key Management to Support Google Workspace Client-side encryption
Google Workspace Client-Side Encryption (CSE) supports heightened privacy and compliance requirements for Google Workspace apps like Drive and Meet.
Virtru is proud to be Google’s recommended data protection partner for Workspace Client Side Encryption (CSE). Virtru has been a longtime Google partner and provides data security solutions across Workspace.
Virtru gives you full control of the keys used to encrypt your data, ensuring that your information remains unreadable by Google, Virtru, or any other third party – helping you meet data sovereignty and other data security obligations.
Virtru provides Client Side Encryption support for the following Google Workspace Products:
- Google Drive
- Google Meet
- Google Calendar (Beta)*
- Google Gmail (Beta)*
In order to leverage Virtru as the External Key Manager, our customers will need to deploy Virtru’s key management technology in a customer-hosted environment. This can be in a VPC with your preferred cloud provider or an on-premise environment.
Virtru offers two flexible deployment options:
- Install directly to Linux server(s), leveraging Docker container technology, or
- Kubernetes cluster deployment.
The following articles will provide the prerequisites for each deployment option and the subsequent installation steps.
*Client Side Encryption support for Calendar and Gmail will be available once Google makes products Generally Available.
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