Keeper or Keeper Security, is an award winning and highly recognised password manager. They have been Editors choice on Google play and won an award from GTB Telecoms consumer for service innovation. They also throw big names around like Siemens and Cornerstone Health care with regards to existing customers. That’s a lot to throw out there but they do market themselves as THE leading secure password management service for Business as well as personal, surely, they must be the best then?
How easy is it to sign up?
This is the fastest sign up so far. Mainly because I haven’t had to download any software to continue. Keeper struts its stuff in your browser from their main webpage and after creating the account, creates your vault for you there and then. It has taken about 30 seconds to create the basics and get into the vault. That’s fast!
Once in you begin your set up journey to which they are super keep to help you with. You can import your existing passwords and form autofill’s from your browsers and add more entries.
Once you have done the basics you can also go and check out the settings. Including giving it a more personal touch with a color change – pretty neat even if it doesn’t add to the functionality.
What you will see though in the Advanced settings tab though is a very important setting, you don’t see it very often for password managers because most of them are app or software orientated but Keeper has an auto log out setting. It’s defaulted to 5 minutes but you can change that.
It really is the quickest sign up yet.
Now that doesn’t mean you can’t download the software for it, that’s an option but the initial process doesn’t require it unlike most password managers.Back to top ↑
What you have to bear in mind here is that you are looking at a top notch, top of the line service. You might even say that it caters better to businesses than it does personal users because that is the gist you get when looking around their website. That actually isn’t a bad thing, it means they are good at what they do.
When you sign up, you are given a free trial of the Individual membership so you can get to grips with the layout and get drawn into what they do and to be fair, you probably will be. The Individual membership works out at $29.99 a year ($2.49 a month) which is a pretty standard price and isn’t over the top but that’s for only 1 user remember.
You do also have the family membership as well, which for 5 users is $59.99 ($4.99 a month) and again it’s not over the top. It might be slightly higher in price in comparison to others but its negligible with a difference of a few cents or a dollar. For 5 users that’s a pretty good price too.
As a business user though you do get a lot more features on top of the Individual access and it only costs $30 per year per user. For a high-end business this is pretty good and again they also offer a free trial, not seen very often. It really does make you feel like you have found the creme de la crème of password managers.
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- Auto log out – Defaulted for 5 minutes, if you login on a computer that isn’t yours and forget to log back out, no worries Keeper has you covered.
- Web account based with options of downloading the software after, so you don’t have to wait for the software to finish and can hurry along creating your vault.
- Unlimited password storage
- Unlimited devices and sync – For Individual license and up
- Unlimited cloud backup
- Supports biometrics – Using the latest finger print recognition technology
- 24/7 support – The website has contact details and live chat teams ready to support you straight away
- For family users there is a 10GB file storage to help you keep your documents safe but accessible
- Business customers can benefit from a wider number of features such as an Admin console, Delegated administration, shared team folders, AD and LDAP integration, BYOD compliant, onboard training and more.
You name it, you can have it on there with a huge range for modern technology such as tablets, mobile phone and computers. Keeper has adapted to suit them all to bring you the very best service. Anything that is capable of downloading the app (as long as it is running their minimum requirements) or accessing the website can be used to access the information you need.Back to top ↑
Conclusion - Shall I use Keeper?
This really is a top of the line service, if you want the very best, you’re looking at it. It might seem fairly pricey compared to some but sometimes you do get what you pay for and when it comes to security and peace of mind, is there a price on that?
It is packed with features and the availability of the free trials is fantastic, especially the business one. You can really tell Keeper has been designed to have their customers at the forefront of their very being. When you access a website that has contact details and possibilities right there in front of you, you know you are onto a winner already. Plus, they have a very big presence in the tech world.
Worth it? Definitely worth a try!Back to top ↑