updated 11:20 pm EST, Sat February 22, 2014
Microsoft announces roll out of Office 365's message encryption e-mail service
Microsoft announced this week on its Office blog that the company's Office 365 Message Encryption email service is now available. Originally announced in November 2013, consumers can now purchase a subscription for Windows Azure Rights Management to begin using the message encryption service; however, current users of Office 365 will also have access. Providing protection against unauthorized access, Office 365 Message Encryption is an enhanced version of Exchange Hosted Encryption (EHE).
CloudLock launches cloud-based selective encryption product
Security startup CloudLock has announced its launch of a new encryption product, CloudLock Selective Encryption, for cloud platforms that aims to simplify the protection of sensitive data. The product will protect data on Salesforce.com and Google Apps platforms to start with, by looking for sensitive data and then automatically encrypting it to meet security regulations. CloudLock is to make its official public debut next week at the 2014 RSA Conference in San Francisco.