Hypervault: a secure digital vault that is easy to use for all businesses, large and small.
These days, companies can be prone to cyber attacks and data leaks. This hazard also extends to smaller business and micro-enterprises. So it makes good sense as a business-owner or self-employed person to protect your business data in the best possible way. The Belgian start-up company, Hypervault, offers a digital vault for storing and managing confidential data and documents easily and securely in Europe. And you log in to your Hypervault business vault using your familiar itsme® app.
Every type of business and company can be affected by cybercrime, but because smaller businesses tend to defend themselves less effectively against it, this can sometimes have significant negative consequences. For instance, many of the business affected found themselves having to deal with ICT systems that had been rendered unusable – and all of the knock-on effects. All too often the danger is underestimated and the precautions taken usually fall short of what is needed.
Better protection for business data
It’s high time to invest in IT security, however, according to Hypervault, the entry threshold for good-quality cybersecurity tends to be high – particularly for small businesses with a limited IT budget. Hypervault lowers that threshold by providing an affordable vault-in-the-cloud and password manager that makes it possible for companies to share data effortlessly with team members, colleagues or customers. It also enables them to retain total control over the rights to that data.
A role system allows you to set rights or “roles” for your team members or specific users for each and every folder – thereby making the right data accessible only to the right people.
A secure digital vault
At Hypervault, hyper-security is central. The cloud platform is extremely secure and uses the very latest types of encryption and security technologies to protect your digital vault. As a result, when creating an account, having a strong master password is mandatory. This password is used to decrypt encrypted data. Using this “Zero Knowledge Architecture”, only authorised users have access to the data vault and the confidential documents it contains. No one else – not even Hypervault itself – is able to read that data. And Hypervault has opted for itsme® as the login method for users – which is no coincidence, because itsme® also views digital security as a top priority.
Confidential data stored in a structured manner
Hypervault guarantees 100% secure storage for documents, confidential customer data, IT and network information and, of course, passwords as well. Thanks to a browser extension that automatically enters your user name and password, you can log in easily from anywhere. The built-in password generator creates strong, secure and unique passwords for you, which are stored automatically in the Hypervault vault.
Some data is highly sector or company-specific: the details of employees or customers, documents such as contracts, patents or building plans, licences, databases, e-mail settings, network information, database information, computer accounts, etc. And you can manage all that and much more easily, using predefined data categories. These data categories have not just been plucked from the air, either, because Hypervault has conducted in-depth research into which types of sensitive data there are in which types of businesses and sectors. All of which was incorporated into the development of the platform.
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Where’s my data kept and who can access it?
The General Data Protection Regulation (or GDPR) has created a clear legal framework on this vital issue within Europe and the European Union itself recommends only to share (business) data with European partners. European legislation was very much taken into account as part of the process of developing Hypervault and the decision was made to opt for itsme® as the method of authentication. As a Belgian standard, itsme® meets the highest security requirements imposed by the EU. And all confidential data with Hypervault is hosted on servers located within the European Union.