Can my data be viewed by Arcano?
No, all data is encrypted in your browser and then transferred to our servers. The decryption also takes place in your browser.
Which connection or metadata is being stored?
We do not implement explicit tracking of connection or metadata ourselves. Information that has to be retained by law or is required for billing purposes, will be stored by the server infrastructure provider (currently: Exoscale https://www.exoscale.com).
Has Arcano been professionally audited?
The first step of the audit has been completed. The audit was performed by cure53 gmbh (also known for auditing Telegram and Protonmail). The recommendations of the audit were fully implemented. If you are interested, we can deliver the corresponding documents, please contact us.
What other security measures exist?
Arcano was designed with security as the main target. Arcano is daily checked for all known vulnerabilities automatically. Should a security breach compromise the integrity of the If data security is threatened, we reserve the right to take Arcano out at short notice.
Who is behind Arcano?
Arcano, respectively codefour LLC is a company and is 100% owned by the shareholders. The legal form of a LLC ensures that foreign investors cannot take control of the tool unnoticed.
Why was Arcano developed?
Because we think that secure data transmission to Professional secret holders in particular and secret communication between everyone in particular is a fundamental right.
Where is the data stored?
We store all data in Switzerland, currently in the Exoscale Cloud. The data is encrypted and we have no access to it, no matter where it is stored.
Is Arcano Open Source?
End-to-end encryption is only possible when the relevant code parts are delivered to your browser. This means everybody can always inspect the source code of Arcano. We believe this increases trust and is the only right way to use encryption. However, the code is still copyrighted by Arcano and may not be used without written consent of codefour gmbh.