Email Encryption Options for MDaemon

MDaemon uses a layered approach to email encryption for safely sending your emails and attachments. On the client-side, WorldClient users can enable basic encryption features when sending emails and attachments within WorldClient. On the server-side, Administrators have the ability to use encryption, decryption, and basic key management capabilities.

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Client-Side Encryption

MDaemon uses Virtru to power its client-side email encryption

  • WorldClient and/or Outlook users
  • Encrypts emails and attachments
  • Easy to use
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Server-Side Encryption

MDaemon supports Open PGP to power its server-side email encryption

  • Settings on MDaemon
  • Helpful for use with archiving
  • Peace of mind if sender forgets to encrypt email or attachment

Email Encryption Features for MDaemon

Feature Virtru MDaemon and OpenPGP
Server-to-Recipient (Server-Side) Email Encryption
Server-to-Recipient (Server-Side) Attachment Encryption
End-to-End (Client-Side) Email Encryption
End-to-End (Client-Side) Attachment Encryption
HIPAA Compliance (BAA Included)
FERPA Compliance for Education
Automatic Encryption
Encryption Key Management

Server-Side Encryption - OpenPGP

On the server side, OpenPGP for MDaemon has been added to give administrators the ability to use encryption, decryption, and basic key management capabilities through OpenPGP support.

OpenPGP - Email and Attachment Encryption

MDaemon - Email Encryption - Server-Side Email Encryption

This additional layer helps administrators who want to ensure user compliance by managing encryption settings at the server versus the user implemented client level. Also, MDaemon's Content Filter now contains actions to encrypt and decrypt messages. And finally, server-side encryption capabilities are beneficial when using email archiving with MDaemon.

OpenPGP - Public Key Management

MDaemon - Email Encryption - Public Key Management

WorldClient has a unique setting that allows it to be used as basic public key server. When this feature is enabled, WorldClient will honor requests for your users' public keys using a specially formatted URL. Additionally, MDaemon's OpenPGP feature supports collection of public keys over DNS. This helps to automate the process of exchanging encryption keys.

OpenPGP - Message Tags to Identify and Confirm Authenticity

MDaemon's OpenPGP features can verify embedded signatures found within messages. This helps the recipient ensure that the message is authentic. WorldClient will display an icon or text label for verified messages. WorldClient will also display labels for messages with valid DKIM signatures, messages decrypted by OpenPGP, and messages signed with an OpenPGP key.

OpenPGP - Automated Encryption Key Exchange

MDaemon - Email Encryption - Automated Encryption Key Exchange

Automated Encryption Key Exchange allows the process of exchanging public keys for OpenPGP to take place during the SMTP message delivery process. When this feature is enabled, authorized users will no longer need to manually send their public key to another user from whom they wish to receive encrypted email.