How Electronic Signatures & Electronic Documents are Better Than Paper?

November 01, 2010 / in Blog / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Electronic Signatures Documents have the Same Legal Strength of Wet Ink Signatures. E-business transactions – Did you know that if executed properly from beginning to end they can reduce all types of risk and make e-contracts more enforceable than paper processes. However, simply complying with the ten-year old ESIGN Act that affords electronically-signed documents the same legal strength of wet [...]

Email Encryption: Does the RPost SecuRmail Email Encryption Service Require the Recipient to Have the Latest PDF Reader?

October 29, 2010 / in Blog / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

RPost’s SecuRmail service employs AES 256-bit encryption to convert select email into a more private encrypted format.  The recipient must have an up-to-date PDF reader to view the encrypted message and any attachments received with that message. To view attached files embedded in the encrypted PDF file, one must use Adobe Reader 7.0 (circa 2004) or equivalent PDF from another manufacturer.  The latest free Ad [...]

Electronic Signature Transactions have Same Validity & Legality as Paper Transactions

October 27, 2010 / in Blog / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Electronic Transactions Would Be Afforded the Same Validity and Legality as Paper Transactions Background: Enactment of electronic laws – the Electronic Signatures in global commerce Act (ESIGN, the federal statute) and the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA – adopted by forty-six states) are basically similar and were designed to facilitate electronic transactions consistent with [...]

What a CIO Should Know Regarding Electronically Stored Information

October 15, 2010 / in Blog / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

At the request of the Public Technology Institute, the trade organization for city and county chief information officers across the United States, RPost prepared a guide to navigating the complexities of managing electronically stored information. Frank Maguire, RPost’s vice president of business planning & development prepared this guide which was recently published as a chapter [...]

When Can You Convert Legal Notices to Registered Email™ Messages?

October 08, 2010 / in Blog / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

I was recently asked a question by an insurance company in Massachusetts that is likely a question on the minds of many who are looking to cut cost and reduce paper and mail use in the insurance sector. As such, let me share my response to their question, “…could we move to convert our thousands of insurance cancellation notices from first class mail with certificate of sending to Registered Email™ service by RPost?” Since RPost does not provide legal advice, the following should only b [...]