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Data security and privacy are paramount in the construction of our software feature set.

Cactus Backup makes use of the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) protocol standard for secure communication between the Backup Clients and the Storage Platform, including data transmission (1024 bit RSA key exchange, 128 bit RC4 stream cipher and SHA-1 integrity checking). Data is stored using 448-bit Blowfish encryption in CBC mode on the Storage Platform.

Backup account encryption keys are not stored with the data and globally recognised techniques are applied to ensure the integrity and security of all data protected with Backup Professional.