On this page, you can find a full list of reviews of ProtonMail’s Secure Email service
Since our launch in 2014, ProtonMail has attracted significant interest from news outlets and technical professionals as the first secure email service with end-to-end encryption. This page contains an updated list of independent reviews to make it easier for users to assess our service and to share reviews with others. We’re also happy to link back to the reviewers who have taken the time to independently review ProtonMail (we do not pay or otherwise compensate reviewers).
For a more technical review of ProtonMail and why our encryption architecture offers more security and privacy compared to convention email providers such as Gmail, you can check out our ProtonMail vs Gmail security comparison.
In LifeWire’s review of the 5 Best Services for Secure Email, ProtonMail came in first place. LifeWire stated that “The most important feature when talking about any encrypted email service is whether or not other people can get a hold of your messages, and the answer is a solid no when it comes to ProtonMail since it features end-to-end encryption.” You can also read a dedicated ProtonMail review by LifeWire here.
The Windows Club acknowledges ProtonMail’s focus on security by stating “The company utilizes the best security practices to ensure that you do not lose your data and your privacy is respected. Not just software security, the company has got some real physical security as well.” The full review can be found here.
Security expert Edward N. Kiledjian thoroughly reviewed our security and usability features, ending his review with “I love Protonmail and am moving my private (not public) email address there”. Read the whole piece here.
Bitcoin Exchange Guide presents ProtonMail as “a highly secure email platform that offers end-to-end encryption” that accepts bitcoin payments, making it a good fit for cryptocurrency investors. Full review can be found here.
Make Use Of pins down a comprehensive comparison between Gmail and ProtonMail by touching on all the important differences between the two services. As they put it, “Of all the best free email services out there, Gmail and ProtonMail sit at the top: one for convenience, one for privacy. ProtonMail is the most secure free email service right now, and we recommend it for anyone fearful of data breaches.” You can read the full comparison here.
If you are looking to leave Gmail, Kamshin blog documents Max’s move from Gmail to ProtonMail in a comprehensive report on regaining online privacy. As he says it, when migrating from services “Planning is paramount. Plan your exit well and carefully.”
In the Help Net Security review, the author’s final thoughts are “ProtonMail successfully combines a highly secure environment for email communication with top notch usability and a fantastic look and feel across the different devices. Job well done!”. You can find the entire review here.
The Cyber Next review presents ProtonMail as the best alternative to Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo, and more by mentioning “This email provider doesn’t violates your privacy like Gmail, Outlook, and so on …”. You can read the whole review here.
If you are a darkweb user, we are happy to let you know ProtonMail was also reviewed by Darkweb.reviews as we are also the first Tor email provider with an Onion site: https://protonirockerxow.onion/. You can read the full review here.
Finally, many significant news outlets recognize ProtonMail as being the most secure and private email, from Forbes calling ProtonMail “the only email system the NSA can’t access” to Huffington Post, USAtoday, and Foreign Policy, using ProtonMail as their official secure email provider for tips.
ProtonMail has also been featured in many competitive comparisons that seek to determine the best secure email provider.
In The Tech Reader Top 4 Free Email Alternatives to Gmail, ProtonMail takes first place.
In HackRead’s “top 7 best emails services”, ProtonMail is ranked as the best email service.
In Tech Junkie’s “8 of the most secure email providers”, ProtonMail again takes the top prize.
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