PGP Desktop

by PGP Corp.

PGP Desktop for Windows is a GUI enabled encryption software suite

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: PGP Corp.

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Last revision: Last week

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PGP Desktop is one of the most powerful programs for data protection and encryption. It can encrypt business correspondence, email, text information, as well as files and entire hard drives.

Due to the asymmetric encryption features, it is necessary to first create a key pair consisting of a public and private key, which will then be used for encryption, as well as for installation and verification of digital signatures. Among the main settings you need to specify the encryption and hashing algorithms, the lifetime and length of the key, as well as to enter a passphrase that will be used to access the container with the keys. The program will ask you to do all of this at the first launch.

Once installed, PGP Desktop integrates with Explorer and adds new menu items to the Windows context menu. They can quickly encrypt files or directories. The selected items are placed in an extension container. PGP. By the way, you can activate container compression in the program settings, in this case they will take up less space and get an additional level of protection against cryptanalysis. All container actions are logged, from which the user can get information about who created or opened the encrypted archives at any time.

Among other things, the program can create virtual encrypted disks that can be connected and operated in the same way as regular disks, as well as encrypt partitions and wipe free space, making it impossible to recover deleted data. In addition, after the installation, the PGP Shredder dumpster will appear on the desktop, which is used for permanent deletion: the files placed in it will be deleted and the space occupied by them will be zeroed out.

Despite such a wide range of functions, it is quite easy to work with PGP Desktop, the interface will not cause difficulties in mastering, wizards will help you to perform the basic operations, and in case of any questions there is a deployed help system.

- Secure data encryption with asymmetric algorithms;

- the ability to install and verify digital signatures and use different hashing algorithms;

- convenient tools for key management;

- the ability to exchange files and directories securely;

- logging of all operations with protected containers;

- E-mail encryption, AOL Instant Messenger correspondence, and any text data in open windows;

- Availability of tools for irretrievable data deletion;

- convenient interface, in which all the tools are "arranged" into sections.

image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Isaac
PGP Desktop is an application that helps me feel secure when I'm working on my PC, since it is in charge of encrypting all the information that enters and leaves through emails. Its interface is clean and allows me to manage keys securely and protect my files and compressed files. I can also protect the folders that I share on the web and I can assign which people can access them.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner David
PGP Desktop for windows is a good and user friendly software. It is a security tool , you can use this to encrypt the essential information from the computer , whether it is a file or folder that we can encrypt, I will suggest this to my friends and Co-workers.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Murray Coode
PGP Desktop is a comprehensive data security software suite that combines data encryption, digital signing, secure file shredding and secure communications to protect confidential data and enable organizations to meet their data security and privacy objectives. PGP Desktop is designed for organizations of all sizes, from individual users to large enterprises, and provides a range of features such as file and folder encryption, secure email communication, secure remote data access, and secure file destruction.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Matthew L.
PGP Desktop is a great tool for encrypting and decrypting sensitive data. It's easy to install and the user interface is intuitive and straightforward. The encryption process is very secure and it allows you to use a variety of algorithms. It also supports multiple platforms, including Windows, Mac, and Linux. The features are robust and include a key management system and a file shredder. The customer support is also excellent and very responsive. The cost is reasonable for the level of security it provides. Overall, PGP Desktop is a great choice for encrypting and securing data.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Jack V.
PGP Desktop is a great tool to secure and encrypt your data, but its user interface can be a bit daunting and confussing at times.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Liam N.
I have been using PGP Desktop for some time and find it to be quite usefull, but it can be a bit tricky to set up and can be quite slow at times.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner John Y******o
This software provides a secure way of sending and receiving emails, files, and instant messages. It uses encryption techniques to protect the data, and includes features such as key management, digital signatures, and secure shredding of files. It also has the ability to create secure virtual disks and can be integrated with various email clients.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Sam Q.
PGP Desktop software provides encryption and decryption of emails, files, and whole disk, and supports various encryption algorithms and key management.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Mason Barati
PGP Desktop software provides a comprehensive suite of encryption and decryption tools for securing sensitive data.
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