At Paul M. Garton, Inc., we take client privacy and the security of recorded media very seriously. At its most basic, our file transfer service offers military grade 128-bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption security in transit and 256-bit AES encryption at rest.
For those clients who would prefer to encrypt their files locally before transfer, we’re happy to work with files encryption using any of the methods below, as well as with True Crypt archives, 7-Zip packages, or most any other file encryption method.
To upload your encrypted files or archives, click here. Please do not email your unsecured encryption password to Paul M. Garton, Inc. Instead, we recommend calling our office at (212) 390-8466 to discuss. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns, or for a quick tutorial!
Open Source - AES Crypt
AES Crypt is a completely free, open source file encryption application available on several operating systems that uses the industry standard Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) to easily and securely encrypt files.
Microsoft Windows - Encrypting File System (EFS)
Encrypting File System (EFS) is a feature of Windows that you can use to store information on your hard disk in an encrypted format. Encrypting is simple; just select a check box in the file or folder's properties to turn it on.
Mac OS X – Disk Utility
Apple’s Disk Utility is primarily intended as a disk repair and imaging utility, but it can also be used to create a disk image that contains a folder’s worth of encrypted files.
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