It is a big claim but Cryptique, a secure communication provider based in the Channel Islands, claims its new app is “the first all-encompassing and fully encrypted communications platform for mobile devices, across email, voice calls, conference calls, video calls and instant messenger.” Its intention? “To protect consumers and businesses from cybercriminals, intruders, corporate espionage, hackers and more.”
Pryvate claims to offer military grade encryption for your mobile devices. Your personal information is never stored and never saved. Pryvate solves one of the critical and all encompassing problems confronting the world today – the endless intrusion into, and violation of, our personal and commercial communication.
Quoting from the app’s web site at https://www.pryvatenow.com:
Pryvate™ is the only fully secure mobile platform that allows businesses and personal communications to remain private and free from hacking. Through the exceptionally user-friendly Pryvate app, users have total secure communication services available across voice calls, conference calls, video calls, instant messenger, email and secure file storage. Powered by government grade encryption, Pryvate™ is truly independent, enabling security and exceptionally high quality services at a low cost. Unlike other services, Pryvate™ has no access to any of the user’s encryption keys making it impossible to leak, hack, collaborate or share keys. With mass data surveillance taking place on an unprecedented scale by a various sources, Pryvate™ does not hold any customers sensitive information, empowering the human right to privacy and allowing its users to benefit from real communications security.
The secure services provided include: private voice calls, private video, instant messaging, private email, file transfer, and file storage. In all cases, all information is encrypted using military-grade encryption techniques. For security, the encryption keys NEVER reside on your computer, tablet or phone.
Pryvate is available for download from the Apple iOS or Google Play stores. It starts as a 30-day free trial. After that, continued use of the app costs as little as $5.99 to $7.99 per month, depending upon the options selected. An enterprise version includes similar service for desktop phones for $14.99 per month.
Pryvate™ also offers a desktop phone called PryvateLine. It offers encrypted calls across the Internet. The set-up and configuration is simple: take the plug PryvateLine phone out of the box, plug it into a power socket and into an Internet ethernet connection, and it is ready to go. It provides secure voice and video to any other PryvateLine phone anywhere in the world with no long distance charges. PryvateLine costs $14.99 per phone per month.
Details may be found at https://www.pryvatenow.com.