Utimaco introduces u.trust LAN Crypt Cloud, a cloud-based file encryption management solution for easy, strong data protection

With ransomware and other cyber-attacks at an all-time high in 2023, it is more important than ever for organizations to protect their data

Aachen, Germany, 28 November 2023 - Utimaco, a leading global provider of IT security solutions,
is proud to announce the launch of its new easy-to-use file encryption as-a-service management
solution, u.trust LAN Crypt Cloud, to protect sensitive and business-critical data against unauthorized
access. Client-side encryption ensures that data remains protected, regardless of its storage location,
whether on-premises or in the cloud.

Organizations worldwide have to be on high alert: according to recent publications by Europol and
Statista, ransomware attacks remain the most prominent threat and by October 2023, over 72 percent
of businesses worldwide were affected by ransomware attacks. File and folder encryption of company
data is therefore a key element of every organization’s data protection strategy. u.trust LAN Crypt
Cloud makes implementing the strategy simple and particularly user-friendly as it enables companies
to prevent unauthorized access of protected data and ensure compliance with international data
protection regulation. This prevents misuse of the data in the event of a ransomware attack: The
attacker cannot threaten to publish the stolen data because it is encrypted by u.trust LAN Crypt.

With an easy set up in less than 15 minutes, organizations can benefit from:

  • Encryption for any file type
  • Compliant data handling according to local regulations (e. g. GDPR, CCPA, TISAX and more)
  • End-to-end encryption that ensures data is only decrypted at the client-side
  • Role-based access rights management
  • Transparent encryption – no changes in employees’ working routines
  • Secure cross-platform access to encrypted data
  • Persistent encryption – data remains protected even when copied, shared, or moved
  • Central overview dashboard
  • Platform independent administration – no backend installation required
  • Microsoft Entra ID integration
  • Easy integration of external users
  • Automatic synchronization of encryption keys across user’s devices

A free 30-day trial of u.trust LAN Crypt Cloud is available here.
Utimaco offers three different u.trust LAN Crypt Cloud packages at competitive pricing:

u.trust LAN Crypt App for Desktop and Mobile: (Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS)
Central key management in the cloud admin 
MS Entra ID / Azure Active Directory integration
Device synchronization for password generated keys 
Cloud backup for password generated keys 
 0,99€ (per user / month)7,99€ (per user / month)10,99€ (per user / month)

Utimaco currently offers the Advanced package at the price of the Standard package (offer valid until
31 March 2024).

Nils Gerhardt, Chief Technology Officer at Utimaco, stated: “With u.trust LAN Crypt Cloud, we extend our portfolio with a cloud-based encryption service that supports our mission to create trust in the digital society. The product is the result of our commitment and a strong focus on making reliable file encryption available to everyone, regardless of their IT expertise or company size.”

u.trust LAN Crypt Cloud is available on utimaco.com, as well as in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.




Press Contact:

Utimaco Silke Paulussen
+49 241 1696-150

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