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Server and mail security/privacy
I have been wondering the level of security and privacy the Cloudron solution offers.
I have read the security and privacy section in the docs (https://docs.cloudron.io/security/) and understand "Cloudron has no mechanism to access your server". And that is indeed great privacy by design...
However, I have some specific questions as to the hosting company itself and the Email situation:
- VPS hosting
If for instance I host Cloudron on netcup.eu what privileges does the VPS hoster have on content? Off course if they wish they can terminate the hosting itself in effect dissapearing all content. With a Cloudron backup, hosting can simply be shifted to another provider if that should happen for some reason.
But what about actual access to the Ubuntu server and the cloudron instance itself? Will VPS hoster have any way of accessing that data? For example user data (mail, names etc.), number and names of cloudron apps? Can there be backdoors? If not I presume it is not necessary to sign a GDPR agreement with VPS hoster as no user data except my own registration and payment details can under no circumstaces be shared?
In the docs about Email (https://docs.cloudron.io/email/) "Secure out of the box" is advertised, however the linked URL supposedly explaining that is taken down: https://docs.cloudron.io/email/security/#email-security
So my question is what happened to that page and what does "Secure out of the box" actually imply in this context?
Does it for example mean encrypted at rest? possibility of E2EE (End to end encryption)? If not, can those at all be achieved within the Cloudron solution? (For example through Nextcloud). In other words is there a way of achieving or getting close to the kind of mail privacy and security offered by for example Protonmail and Tutanota, but using Cloudron?
In any case... all comments regarding the advantages/drawbacks of the security/privacy situation on Cloudron are very welcome