Security

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Security and Privacy First

Vaporstream believes that security goes beyond encryption to control all your information even after it leaves your device. Security means sending disappearing messages and meeting compliance mandates at the same time. It means knowing a secure communications channel is always available so that you can constantly communicate without risk.

Vaporstream is third-party certified by independent mobile security experts and ethical hackers NowSecure. Our multilayer security model was built by privacy and compliance experts with over 30 years of experience. Vaporstream’s patented technology has been certified by NowSecure for three years in a row and is the first messaging solution to be certified by ethical hackers.

With Vaporstream, your information is always in your control.

You're NowSecure

Hear from our executives about Vaporstream’s NowSecure certification and read NowSecure’s description of the certification process.
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Case Study: Security and Compliance Assurance for Mobile Messaging in Regulated Industries

The following case study explores how NowSecure used advanced tools and expertise for ethical hacking to test Vaporstream.

Beyond Encryption: Controlling the Conversation

Encrypted

Your messages are encrypted in transit and at rest.

Controlled

Your information is never saved on devices or uploaded to the cloud.

Ephemeral

Messages automatically disappear, leaving no digital footprints.

Compliant

Archive single copy messages to a client-designated repository.

"Simply No Peer To Vaporstream"
Host of The Security Brief and world renowned expert in behavioral analysis, counter-terrorism, corporate espionage, extortion, cyber security and workplace violence, Paul regularly appears on CBS, FOX News, CNBC and in the Wall Street Journal to provide his insights on world events.  

Hear from Paul on his thoughts about Vaporstream. 

 

Communicate With Confidence with Vaporstream
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Security Certified

Third-party security audit and certification provides additional confidence in the Vaporstream app.

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Strong Encryption

Messages are encrypted during transmittal and at rest, each receiving its own unique key. 

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Sender Control

You are kept in control of your content and the conversation at all times. Unique to Vaporstream, sender controls ensure that message recipients cannot copy, save, print, forward, edit or share messages -preventing data leaks from occurring.

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Patented Message Body/Header Separation

To protect privacy, user information and message content are kept separate and not displayed on the screen at the same time.

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Image Obfuscation

Unique technology obscures a transmitted image to ensure that it is never compromised, protecting the image against attempted screenshots and prying eyes.

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Screenshot Protection

Depending on the device in use, screenshots are either prohibited or detected. If detected, an attempted screenshot prompts an alert to all chat members and the offender is removed from the conversation immediately.

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Shred

Providing the ultimate sender control, senders are able to shred, or vaporize, messages on demand, whether a text has been read or not.

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Ephemeral Messages

Known as disappearing text, messages will expire automatically after a predetermined interval of time, based on your policy. Messages never remain on sender or recipients' devices, alleviating the need to wipe devices of chats when lost or stolen. 

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Compliant Texting

Optionally, Vaporstream Compliance archives a single copy of all conversations to a secure, client-specified repository of record for safe keeping.

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Admin Console

The Admin Console enables administrators to grant or modify Vaporstream access controls, to allow or prohibit use, control security and governance policies, set automation templates/ rules and review audit activities/metrics.

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Access Control

A unique ID for each user is created based on a previously assigned corporate email, or phone number, and verified using a verification code at the time of registration.

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Access Authentication

Only authenticated users can gain access to the Vaporstream Platform and app.

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Security Incident Response

During emergencies, disasters and/or other out of course events, organizations can maintain access to the independent SaaS-based app for incident notification, response, remediation and recovery - keeping bad actors 'out of the know'.

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Audit Controls & Integrity

Provides the ability to record and examine activity in systems using or containing ePHI/ ePII. For compliance purposes, the Vaporstream Platform provides a permanent, secure record of all user activity for auditing and monitoring purposes.

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Redundancy & Fail-Over

Vaporstream services are hosted at top-tier facilities, providing state-of-the-art infrastructure to meet the highest industry standards for redundancy and fail-over.

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Physical Security Controls

Vaporstream service facilities are protected from unauthorized access, tampering, or theft, in accordance with the highest industry standards.

A Secure Messaging Platform For Any Industry
Vaporstream’s SaaS-based application delivers the advanced security and best-in-class infrastructure needed to meet the most complex business requirements.  Schedule your demo today to learn more about our unique approach to security.  

 

Learn More 
For additional information about Vaporstream, secure messaging, security, privacy, collaboration and mobility:
News: Combat the Risks of Shadow IT with Secure Messaging

With the increasingly frequent and damaging security breaches in the news today, the natural tendency for IT professionals is to run back to the data centre and patch, upgrade, test and make sure that all business data and, therefore, the corporate reputation, is safe.

News: Despite Recent Critical Press, Secure Messaging Platforms Essential to an Enterprises’ Defense-in-Depth Strategy

The media seems to have it out for secure messaging thanks to Uber vs. Waymo and other examples of misuse, but enterprise-grade secure messaging’s compliance, privacy, security and incident response benefits cannot be ignored.

Blog: Encryption: Why is This Just Your First Step to Secure Communications

Encryption. It’s a word we hear frequently in the media. Encrypted applications should have backdoors, insists one popular publication. No, it should not, insists another. Make sure you encrypt your data a newspaper tells you.

Press Release: Vaporstream Wins Cyber Defense Magazine

For the second consecutive year, the leading provider of secure, ephemeral and compliant messaging earns top honors during RSA Conference 2018.

Blog: Ransomware and the City: Not so Sexy

On March 22nd the Atlanta Municipal government was targeted by a ransomware cyberattack. As governments become more reliant on technology, cyber security must be priority number one in ensuring that your services remain operational and the public you serve, and their data, remains safe.

Blog: When Technology Allows a Data Leak: What the Strava Case Means for Privacy

What started out as a novelty quickly spun into something ominous. In November of 2017, the San Francisco-based start-up fitness app Strava released a heatmap depicting the activities of Strava users across the world. What does the Starva leak mean for privacy and what can end-users do to secure their information?devices from 20 years ago would be the heaviest devices today.

Blog: Balancing Security and Usability in a BYOD World

“How much security do you want with your software?” It’s a legitimate question that gets surprising answers. Often, the initial answer is “as much as I can have,” “the more the better” or “all of it!”

Podcast: Private Chatting...Oxymoron or Not

Dr. Galina Datskovsky CEO of Vaporstream discusses the importance of protecting personal information from man-in-the-middle attack with security expert Paul Viollis.