How to Secure Gmail Mails in Google Chrome
As per my knowledge , There is no one who doesn’t use Gmail account to send the mail to your friends, colleagues and employees to communicate. Gmail plays a vital role in Communication. And it’s provided by Google. The idea of Gmail was made by Rajen Sheth , and Developed by Paul Buchheit. It became available to public on February 7, 2007.
Gmail account is very much familiar in every Company, by which the communication will be easy and friendly with their subordinates. Gmail Account used by Bank People and IT industries, or many multi national companies. They will be having Files and Confidential information such as Password account No, Internet password, Which they don’t want to share with others. And they will be having fear in their mind that it can be leaked or hacked.
To make the email conversation protective and secured, We can follow encryption and decryption technique, which became familiar to everyone .If you want to know about it just find the image followed below:
Since Web Started his Career there was no option in Firefox or opera or in Explorer to secure or protect the emails sent by one clients to others.
So after the introduction of Google Chrome everything got changed. It bacame every famous when it entered into web Technology. It supports user friendly environment for to browse and surf even.
Google Chrome provides extensions or add-ons in which many types of Plugins were added and updated. If you are using Gmail under Google chrome browser , the security will be very good and Strong, which supports encryption and decryption for confidential mail very well once you send it to target mail Id .
There is one plugin / encryption tool which people not much familiar is “Secure Gmail” which encrypts and decrypts emails .The encryption process starts on your machine before it reaches Gmail server. If you want to send the sensitive information which you don’t want to be read by others without your knowledge, by providing password to access the information. Then you are at the Right Place . We will surely Going to help you out.
And let’s see how it works actually,
Just install the extension calles Secure Mail for Gmail(by Streak) by following the link below:
and add it as plugin or extension, process which can be done in seconds.
Once you do this, Just open Gmail account by entering your Mail id and Password, Account starts loading ,then you will be able to see compose mail Button on left panel . Beside of Compose mail option you will able to see security option as shown below(shown in arrow).
After which new mail box opens(test email) , in different Format (Secured Format).Just type the mail id to whom you want to send the details , subject and body text. And send “Send Encrypted” As shown in screen shot.
Once you click “Send Encrypted” button , automatically a new page appears in front of you i.e Encrypt Message, which asks you security password which you want to keep to protect from unauthorized access and hint input(clue of password). The password which your going to provide s,hould be disclosed with your Recipient by verbal or Hint. Once you enter the prompted questions , just click on “Encrypt and Send” as shown below.
The mail has been sent to the target mal id. If unauthorized person tries to open the mail it cannot be readable. It requires decryption to read the message under the browser Chrome.
But it requires a password to Decrypt it which also runs in Chrome with Plugins (Secure Mail for Gmail (by Streak)) installed.
The recipient who received the message ,will be getting the mail in this following format, which he too cannot read unless and until Decryption algorithm applied on it. Just Click on Decrypt Message on top of message received. . And it looks exactly similar to followed Screenshot.
Suddenly new pop-up will come , which asks for Decryption Password which is same as provided by Sender during Encryption.
Then one message will be displayed, Followed by message “Message Successfully Decrypted”.
Limitations of Secure Mail for Gmail :
- In Firefox and Explorer Secure Gmail won’t be running , And its only supported by Google Chrome, But now a days Google Chrome Became Very user friendly, So every system has built in installed with this Browser , So it won’t give much problem for the user.
- Secure Gmail must be installed in every Computer ,as Secure Gmail (Google Chrome) .Whenever we want to use of security on Gmail i.e, encryption or Decryption . Unless and until extension is installed on your Browser , You cannot view the message .
Otherwise , It is a good Extension, which you can use easily reading followed Article.