Gmail, which is the most popular mailing service is rich in its features, but even it lacks something which is the most required and desired feature the mail encryption. If privacy is your main concern, then here are a list of some of the useful encrypted email services.
Even though it has been founded by the CERN research facility in Switzerland in 2013, it has been made available to the public just from the last year. And it is by far the most popular encrypted email service. And it can be accessed by the website and it even available in the form of Android and iOS mobile apps. This service supports end-to-end encryption, which means the messages get encrypted from the moment they leave your device to the moment they reach the intended receiver. ProtonMail even has two factor authentication browser side decryption.
It is based on a custom squirrel email interface. It is another most useful and secured, privacy focused web email service. And it is one of the oldest and very well known encrypted mailing services available. It offers end-to-end encryption like all its competitive services do. It even comes with some outstanding features that make it unique and separates it from its competitors. CounterMail stores messages and other data in the RAM and no on the computer’s disk, which makes it even inaccessible computer forensics.
In the world of encrypted emails, this one is the new entry. And within a very short period of time, it has gained a respected name in the world of encrypted emails. Tutanota is also available in the form of Android and iOS apps. It is very much similar to the ProtonMail service and its interface is even the same like it. It uses an open source encryption algorithm and has been independently verified by the cyber security professionals.