Gmail is getting client-side encryption

Google Workspace apps are rated among the best productivity tools in the business.

The popular email client is now getting client-side encryption on the web in beta.

The company says the feature would make its way to the rest of its services "in a later release."

CSE for Gmail is currently only accessible to customers on Google Workspace Enterprise Plu

Education Plus, and Education Standard, leaving out users on lower-placed Workspace tiers, personal Google accounts 

The aforementioned support page recommends client-side encryption for “highly regulated 

Industries, including the government, defense, aerospace, or financial institutions 

Eligible customers can apply to try the Gmail client-side encryption beta until January 20, 2023.

CSE will also make its way to Gmail for Android and iOS, but Google didn't offer a timeline for its arrival. 

And with Eve’s upcoming Android app, using its products will be a breeze even if you aren’t in the Apple ecosystem.