Keeper Password Manager Review 2019

August 2019 Keeper Password Manager Review & Deals

Compatible With

  • Windows
  • Mac
  • Android
  • iOS

Recommended For

  • Easy User Interface
  • Cloud Security
  • Live Customer Support

Keeper takes a minimalist design approach to securing your passwords and other sensitive data online. But don’t mistake that for a minimalist approach to security—it has a full suite of state-of-the-art tools available to protect against hackers. Its combination of ease of use and high functionality has won numerous awards including an “Editor’s Choice” pick on the Google Play store, as well as the GTB Telecoms Consumer Service Innovation Award.

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Things We Like

Easy, minimalist interface

Live customer support

Encrypted Cloud Security Vault

Things We Didn't Like

Business subscription more expensive than some competitors

Some features require extra setup to use

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Setup

Setting up Keeper is a walk in the park. Regardless of whichever device you use; whether it be smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop, there is an installation process at hand.  The installation process comes in twos, giving you an avenue to choose whatever works best for you.

If you have a desktop or laptop, you can either add Keeper as a browser extension or download it straight to your computer. This should take a few minutes, and the software will be up and running.

If you use a smartphone or tablet, you can either directly download Keeper from the app store or ask for the apps link from their website. The link can be sent to you through your email.

Once you have Keeper installed in any of your devices, i.e., laptop or smartphone, your login credentials will be automatically inputted into every site for which they are saved. Every time you visit a new site or decide to change your credentials, Keeper will automatically prompt you to do so. Automation eliminates the need for searching for your information.

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Security

When it comes to security, Keeper takes no chances. This is why the software is constantly improved and updated to provide the latest and best technology and protection. As a Keeper user, you alone control the encryption and decryption of your data. This is because encryption and decryption occur only on the device you use to log in into your vault, which is where all of your records are stored. Your vault is secured with layer after layer of encryption that provides the most advanced protection available in the industry. Not even Keeper cannot decrypt your stored data. This is because the cipher keys used to encrypt and decrypt your records are not stored or transmitted to Keeper’s Cloud Security Vault.

The Cloud Security Vault is constantly backing up your vault to a secure location. This is to ensure that your data is always available and accessible to you from whichever device you choose to access it from, even if you lose, damage, or change your devices.

Also, Keeper does not have access to your master password or access to your records stored within the Keeper vault. It also cannot remotely access your device nor decrypt your vault.

The only information Keeper has about you as a user is your email address, the device type you use and your subscription plan. However, in case you lose your device, Keeper can assist in accessing encrypted backup files to help restore your vault once your device is replaced.

Keeper uses the AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) with a 256-bit key length encryption algorithm to encrypt your data. This is the same encryption algorithm used to secure classified data up to TOP SECRET classification for the U.S. Government, according to the Committee on National Security Systems publication.

Keeper also uses multi-factor authentication to enhance security. With a registered device, such as a smartwatch, you can confirm your identity. A registered device has a unique encryption key that identifies it as yours. This way someone trying to hack into your vault without a registered device will be completely locked out.

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Features

The features available to you will depend upon your plan. Keeper provides a plan for personal use, family, enterprise and business.

For personal use and family plan:

Instant access via KeeperFill

KeeperFill automatically generates strong and random passwords to secure your vault. It also auto fills your password-secured accounts, websites, and apps, giving you swift access.

Identity & Payment Info

This feature enables you to securely scan and store your payment cards. This way you whenever you access a website or app that requires your payment cards you can quickly and safely check out, saving you time.

Custom Fields

This feature enables you to organize and secure all your vital information in one place. This way you can easily access any information required at any moment from any place.

Secure File Storage

Keeper provides a secure, encrypted digital vault to store all your sensitive files, documents, photos and videos, so you don’t have to worry about losing those precious memories captured in photos and videos.

Emergency Access

Keeper helpfully offers the option to add up to 5 emergency contacts who can access your vault in case of an emergency.

Two-Factor Authentication

To enhance security, the two-factor authentication is at your disposal. This includes methods like TOTP, SMS, Fingerprint, Face ID and U2F security keys. After all, Keeper is all about top-notch security.

Securely Share Information

You can securely create, share and manage records with your family, friends, and colleagues.

Version History

Last, but not least,  you can save and restore previous versions of your records at any time.

Business and enterprise plans offer additional features:

Single Sign-On (SSO) Integration

Keeper supports IdPs such ADFs, Microsoft Azure, Okta and G Suite. You can deploy Keeper through existing SAML 2.0-compatible SSO solutions with seamless authentication.

Hardware Security Module (HSM) Integration

For enhanced protection of encryption keys, Keeper SSO Connect can fully integrate with on-premise and cloud HSM solutions.

Share with Colleagues and Teams

Keeper allows you to create, share and manage records and encrypted folders across teams and individual users.

Auditing, Analytics, and Reporting

Keeper acts like ‘big brother’,  keeping an eye on all password practices. With robust reporting and auditing tools, you can reduce cyberthreat breaches while maintaining compliance standards.

Version Control and Record History

Employees can access history records, view previous versions, see what’s changed and recover the records at any time.

Advanced DevOps Tools

With Keeper Commander SDK, IT admins and developers have access to open source code, command-line tools, and APIs, which help them perform password management and rotation functionality.

Secure More Than Just Password

Employees can encrypt and store any type of data in their Keeper Vaults. This includes digital certificates, sensitive documents, media files, and even notes.

Separate Business and Personal Vaults

To protect their information, employees can maintain and easily switch between separate vaults for personal and business information with ease on unlimited devices.

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Pricing

Just like its features, pricing depends on the plan you choose. Keeper has different plans for users with different needs:

1. Keeper Password Manager

The first plan is the Keeper Password Manager at $2.50 per month with the following;

  • Secure Record Sharing
  • Unlimited Password Storage
  • Emergency Access
  • 24/7 Support
  • Unlimited Identity and Payments
  • Fingerprint and Face ID Login
  • Unlimited Devices and Sync
  • Web Application

2. Keeper Chat Private Messenger

Keeper Chat Private Messenger comes in at $ 1.67 per month with the following;

  • Private Media Gallery
  • 24/7 Support
  • 20GB Secure File Storage
  • Unlimited Message Retraction
  • Fingerprint and Face ID Login
  • Unlimited Self-Destructs
  • Unlimited Devices and Sync

Finally, there is the Keeper Bundle all-in-one going for $3.33 per month.

3. Keeper enterprise plan

The next plan is the Keeper enterprise plan, which goes for $3.75 per user, per month, billed annually at $45. This includes;

  • Email auto-provisioning
  • Active Directory and LDAP sync
  • Developer APIs for password rotation and backend integration
  • Everything in Keeper Business plus
  • Single Sign-On (SAML 2.0) Authentication
  • Command line provisioning
  • Advanced Two-Factor Authentication
  • Automated Team Management

4. Keeper business plan

There is also the Keeper business plan that goes for $2.50 per user, per month.  This plan also has a 14-day free trial run. This plan includes;

  • Security Audit
  • Shared team folders
  • Activity reporting
  • Policy engine and enforcement
  • team management
  • Basic Two-Factor Authentication
  • Folders and subfolders
  • Access from unlimited devices
  • Policy engine and enforcement

5. Keeper family plan

The Keeper family options are also divided into three plans. The Keeper Password Manager family plan goes for $5.00 per month, billed at $59.99 per year. This package comes with;

  • Web App
  • 24/7 support
  • Fingerprint and Face ID
  • Secure Record Sharing
  • Unlimited Devices and Sync
  • Emergency Access
  • unlimited password storage
  • 10GB Secure File Storage
  • 5 Private Vaults
  • Unlimited Identity and Payments

6. KeeperChat Private Messenger

There is also the KeeperChat Private Messenger family plan for $5.00 per month with annual billing of $59.99. This includes;

  • 24/7 support
  • fingerprint and Face ID
  • Screenshot Control
  • Unlimited Devices and Sync
  • 50GB Secure File Storage
  • Private Media Gallery
  • Unlimited Message History
  • Unlimited Self-Destructs
  • Five private vaults
  • Unlimited Message Retraction

Finally, the Keeper family bundle goes for $8.00 per month with annual billing of $95.99.

Also, there are optional add-ons for secure file storage as well as dedicated onboarding and training.

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Support

Keeper offers one of the best customer support systems available in the industry. You’ll have no need to pay more to get extra for higher level, real-time support. With several support systems at your disposal Keeper provides the convenience of the highest level.

The 24/7 support system ensures that regardless of the time of day, your issues can be catered to. You won’t be limited to just working hours to get support. There is the usual FAQ section that has you covered on the most frequently asked questions, where you can check first to see if the solution to your problem has already been addressed here.

There is the Keeper System Status that notifies you of any service outages. To get notifications, you will have to subscribe to it to keep you up to date. Keeper also has user guides available for all it has to offer. The user guides provide valuable information to help you understand what Keeper has to offer for your services.

Besides the user guides, there are also video tutorials, release notes, blog posts, and a resource library. There are also live chat options on the website for real-time engagement, as well as customer support number to speak with a representative. With mountains of information available for you, Keeper ensures you get the best of what it has to offer. With customer satisfaction at the forefront, Keeper strives to ensure the best of its services.

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Bottom Line

Keeper keeps your data safe. Its impressive multi-factor authentication tools and data backups provide the top-notch security your data requires. Keeper knows how much you value your time, which is why with its KeeperFill feature, you don’t have to worry about forgetting your passwords. This, and many other productive features, make Keeper a great password management tool to have.

Its customer service options give it an impressive lead against its competitors. Keeper understands that customers are the backbone of a business and so provides the much-needed customer support. Its 24/7 services and real-time engagement eliminates the longtime customers to wait on hold to be attended to.

The type of functionalities Keeper provides on all its plans are on par. From the personal user plan to the enterprise plan, Keeper has its market sorted out. To ensure efficient executions in businesses Keeper offers customized plans. The price is also at the pocket-friendly stage for personal and family use.

For the business and enterprise plans, the price is a little bit on the higher side considering what its competitors have to offer. The high price can be due to the service it has to offer. However, with competitors offering more pocket-friendly prices, there is room for a little concern.

Keeper provides more than just passwords protection. It provides storage vaults that store files, documents, even media files. Its use case goes beyond passwords. With its military-grade security, Keeper is a password management system to have. To find out more, check out our Keeper review here.

Comment Section

2 comments
David says:

Is it possible to keep your vault on your own computer, rather than trust it to the cloud?

Lola Olsen says:

Hi David,
Keeper explains their reasoning for having the cloud option here: “The cloud component of our product is purely for the synchronization of encrypted data syncing and access controls. You can restrict platforms, locations, control every aspect of the usage model.” Hope this helps.