The Risks of Hosting All Data with One Provider

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In today’s digital age, businesses and organisations often rely on cloud providers to store and manage their data. While this offers many advantages, such as scalability, cost savings, and convenience, it also comes with significant risks. One recent incident that highlights these risks involved Google and the Australian superannuation fund, UniSuper. What Happened to UniSuper’s […]

Protecting Innovation: The Growing Threat of Chinese Espionage in the UK

The world is constantly evolving, with technological advancements shaping the way we live and work. Recent news has highlighted the increasing threat of Chinese espionage to the UK, with over 20,000 people covertly approached by Chinese spies online. In this blog post, we will delve into this alarming development and explore the risks & implications […]

Prevent data leaks with our document protection technology

In today’s digital era, the need for secure document protection techn has never been more critical. Protecting sensitive information in electronic documents is crucial. Safedrop’s document protection technology, including on-screen watermarks and advanced security features, ensures unparalleled security. Join us to explore how our secure viewer brings peace of mind and confidentiality to your document […]

How to password protect a PDF


How to password protect your PDFs This guide assumes you are using Adobe Acrobat, one of the most commonly used PDF readers. You can add passwords to your PDFs using the Adobe online tool. When in Adobe Acrobat, go to File > Protect Using Password OR go to Tools > Protect > Protect Using Password […]

How to recall Outlook email (the easy way)

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Try safedrop today, so you don’t have to worry about having to recall an Outlook email ever again! It’s easy to send secure emails in seconds with safedrop. In this article, we’ll show you how to recall Outlook email. We’ve all done it. You send that email only to realise it’s gone to the wrong […]

Security & Anonymity in safedrop


If you’re using a file sharing platform, security and anonymity should be at the top of your list of concerns. After all, you don’t want your sensitive files to end up in the wrong hands. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to ensure that your files are secure and that your anonymity […]

Log4Shell Log4j 2 – not affecting our service!


We have not been affected by the Log4Shell (log4j) exploit. We’ve scanned all servers, confirmed that whilst lots of attempts to use the exploit, none had been successful. We’ve removed the vulnerable class from the log4j package, updated some configuration, and rebuilt our services. To find out more see here.

Cybersecurity Roundup Q2 2021

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Last quarter we provided our audience with a look back at the top Cybersecurity trends at the beginning of 2021. There were some surprising figures, with an overall upward trend in the severity and amount of cyberattacks in the UK. Here’s a look at the how things were in Q2 2021. There were 377 security […]

safedrop SecureView – a way to protect the most sensitive documents

For those of you that may not know, we recently updated our SecureViewer, which lets you preview documents securely without having to wait for them to load. We’ve now made this tool even more efficient than it already was. Here are some benefits of the viewer: You can stop downloading, copying & printing – ultimate […]

Cybersecurity Roundup Q1 2021

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Here’s a look at the UK Cybersecurity landscape for Q1 2021. We’ll take a look at how businesses are being targeted, as well as the top security incidents in the quarter just gone. There were 351 security incidents (that were discovered) in Q1 2021, which resulted in 3,222,491,299 breached records! That’s a 50% increase in […]