Careful Data

EaaS API, Transfer Portal, and Consulting











Competitor pricing is often in the ball park of $2,000/month or $30,000/year. Careful Data cuts the cost to something reasonable so businesses of all sizes and individuals can afford enterprise grade privacy. Get secure storage for just $15/month with the Standalone Transfer Portal SFTP or full enterprise scale and features for $320/month with the EaaS API and Transfer Portal with Dedicated Load Balancer Cloud and EaaS API and Transfer Portal Alerting and Monitoring. The account setup fees cover the requirements phase and documentation creation as well as the initial build of the agreed upon requirements.


Privacy Policy: We don't store your personal data at carefuldata.com. The web page you are on doesn't track or store your data.




How we do this.


Careful Data provides encryption as a service and secure data movement for any systems, groups, or individual. Careful Data provides tools that can be used to protect data with professional grade secure communications and storage. Amount and duration of storage is decided during requirements phase, but is typically at least 12 gigabytes per account. Any compliance considerations are built into the account requirements.

Beyond the EaaS API and Transfer Portal, we also can help evaluate business data and security. All work is done by contacting Careful Data via email and scheduling time for services. It costs you nothing until we agree on the requirements!

Getting an EaaS API and Transfer Portal account is not just encryption as a service. You get a dedicated human to help you along the way with your account.

When your account is set up, the API will be customized for your account needs. If during the requirements phase we find that Careful Data is not the solution to your problem, we won't open an account and it won't cost you anything. When an account is created, we are business partners and will work with you as agreed upon to meet the account requirements. Once an account is open, the documentation for the account will be provided to you in pdf and text format, encrypted if you like.

The Transfer Portal is a website that can be used by humans and computers to download encrypted files. Username and password authentication is required to access the account Transfer Portal and both the EaaS API and Transfer Portal acess can be IP filtered.





API available modes:



- Data management automation. Trigger encryption or any backend jobs on your Transfer Portal server and send reports or other custom transmissions.

- URI to encrypted data mode. Send data to the API though URI path data. Send less than 2MB base64 encoded strings in the path that get encrypted and stored in the Transfer Portal.

- File transmissions. Send the data from a file to the EaaS API for encryption.



Transfer Portal:



- Job scheduling. Run automation at scheduled times.

- Transfer Portal SFTP accounts for download and/or upload.

- GET your encrypted data after authenticating against the Transfer Portal.

- Use a web browser to access the Transfer Portal for download.

- Customize the look of your Transfer Portal web page with Custom Work.



API standard features:



- Encrypt text data.

- Encrypt content on Transfer Portal SFTP site.

- Import PGP encryption keys.

- Specify which key to use to encrypt with.

- Generate PGP encryption keys.

- Password (symmetric) encryption.

- Whitelisting and blacklisting of IPs to your account Transfer Portal and EaaS API.



Dedicated Load Balancer Cloud:



- Self healing cloud instance.

- Provide extra layer of security controls.

- Load balance traffic to the EaaS API, Transfer Portal, or any web system.

- Pair with EaaS API account and get 2 additional dedicated API servers behind the load balancer cloud.

- Scale up to enterprise level and have no downtime.

- Distribute load across multiple datacenters around the world.







Each API account can be customized, but by default the API communicates over HTTPS with a LetsEncrypt certificate and uses GnuPG and other well tested cryptographic software. The libraries are kept up to date with routine patches and hardening reviews.

Alerting and Monitoring for the EaaS API and Transfer Portal is an additional product that can include text message or email alerts to activity on your EaaS API as well as other custom reports and alerts.

Contact Careful Data via email to learn more and get started.



Who is Careful Data?



My name is Keegan Bowen, and I am committed to ethical data management, the open source community, information security, and trying to make the world a better place. I drop as much of the cost to you as I can and only charge the minimum needed to keep the systems running for your situation. With a decade of systems administration experience and a passion for doing the right thing, Careful Data is ready to help you.

Use Cases




Deliver sensitive documents with confidence.

Empower yourself with secure transmissions for any personal or business need. Know that your data is transported to your client or vendor with care.




Application needs to offload encryption.

Can't encrypt with your app but found out you need to? One solution is to offload the encryption to Careful Data by building in a call to our Careful Data EaaS API.




Transfer from remote password database to smartphone.

If you are out and about but need to send or receive sensitive data to another location, Careful Data API and Tranfer Portal is an easy way to do that. Just pull open your favorite SFTP client and send or download.




Transfer data from POS to back office system.

Point of sale systems and checkout registers can send data to your business back office.




Careful Data as application integration.

Ship your application data through Careful Data to other applications that GET the data from your Transfer Portal. Add alerting and monitoring to send emails and text messages when events occur.










There are endless business integration and security opportunities with EaaS API and Transfer Portal accounts. They are build on custom virtual servers and URLs just for you, and after some work to get set up, you will have a way of offloading encryption work to an experienced professional and dedicated virtual servers storing data you and your people send into the account EaaS API or SFTP.

Adding Custom Work to an EaaS API can turn it into something totally new based on your needs.

No business is too small or large, each situation will be evaluated and requirements agreed upon before an account is opened.

But why would an individual use an EaaS API and Tranfer Portal account?


Anyone who needs to protect data on the fly can with an EaaS API and Transfer Portal account. The Standalone Transfer Portal service is a low cost service that is a dedicated server but there is no EaaS API on it. The files and data are kept on the Transfer Portal for an agreed upon duration and backend jobs can be run such as encryption or old file removal. Use the Transfer Portal to communicate with friends, family, or co-workers using strong privacy and security measures while avoiding tracking and vulnerable messaging apps or insecure transmissions. Store backups of important documents or passwords for personal or business continuity.




Contact Careful Data




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