Secure cloud storage startup Tresorit raised $3m Series-A funding

Secure cloud storage startup Tresorit raised $3m Series-A funding

Secure cloud storage startup Tresorit successfully closed a $3 million Series-A funding round led by previous investor Euroventures, that brings the total capital raised to $4.7 million. Tresorit plans to expand its service in the U.S. and Europe.

Hungarian secure cloud storage startup Tresorit successfully closed a $3 million Series-A funding round to help further develop its “patent-pending” cryptographic encryption technology and market the service in the U.S. and Europe. The investment round was led by previous backer Euroventures. Several entrepreneurs also participated in the funding round, which brings the total capital raised by the company to $4.7m.Read more »

Tresorit opens its encrypted cloud storage service to the public

Tresorit opens its encrypted cloud storage service to the public

Hungarian startup Tresorit officially launched its end-to-end encrypted cloud storage service after emerging from its beta with over 100,000 users. Tresorit's service employs multiple layers of encryption that make its data extremely difficult to compromise.

Hungarian startup Tresorit officially launched its end-to-end encrypted cloud storage service after emerging from its beta with over 100,000 users. Their service employs multiple layers of encryption that make its data extremely difficult to compromise. Key advantage to Tresorit is that it doesn’t have a master key to your encryption, so it can’t be forced to provide access to user's data. The startup is also based in Switzerland, which should help keep it out of reach of NSA court orders. Tresorit raised $1.7 million in funding earlier in 2012.Read more »

Tresorit ups the ante with its new $25,000 challenge for hackers

Tresorit ups the ante with its new $25,000 challenge for hackers

The guys at Hungarian startup Tresorit have put a higher bounty on their own heads to lure the most talented “white hat” hackers in the world. Starting December 11, Tresorit is offering a $25,000 prize to anyone who can hack the layers of their defenses.

Tresorit is intended to be a cloud-based, secure version of Dropbox. The Budapest-based startup was founded by computer engineering grads of Hungary’s top technical university, the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, and counts Levente Buttyan, a professor of cryptography and the head of the CrySyS Lab, among its advisers. The founders often boast that their infrastructure is complex and potentially even “indecipherable.” Tresorit leverages patented encryption methods, incorporating the AES-256 protocol (which government agencies use), to protect its software from hackers.Read more »

Tresorit takes on PRISM-provoked worries with encrypted cloud storage

Tresorit takes on PRISM-provoked worries with encrypted cloud storage

As European businesses sort out the ramifications of the NSA PRISM data collection controversy, it’s not a bad time to be a startup specializing in secure cloud storage. Meet Tresorit, which encrypts your data and transports it to the cloud for storage.

The Budapest-based startup Tresorit was founded by star computer engineering grads of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. It started building its secure cloud storage service with Java on Amazon Web Services, but decided its developers’ time was better spent brewing its secret sauce, not configuring servers and turning knobs, so they moved to Microsoft Windows Azure platform as a service.Read more »

Secure cloud storage outfit Tresorit posts $10000 hacker bounty

Secure cloud storage outfit Tresorit posts $10000 hacker bounty

Popular cloud storage services are easy to use, but only boast middling security. Tresorit is trying to set itself apart from rivals by inviting hackers to do their worst on its cryptography. Silicon Goulash readers can also get a free 50GB account for life.

There are a ton of online syncing and storage services, but not all of them encrypt your data locally for higher security. Just out of private beta, Tresorit is a new alternative with client-side encryption. The company offers 5GB of free space, but for a limited time Silicon Goulash readers can grab 50GB free for life.Read more »


 
 
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