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Simple and Affordable Email Security

May 20, 2019 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Folklore of Opportunistic Privacy There is a wide body of people that believe they are sending information private because they are sending using Microsoft Office 365, Gmail, or using a third-party service that sends all messages using transmission layer security. And they may be right; if secure sometimes is good enough. There is the notion of “opportunistic privacy” also referred to as “opportunistic TLS”, which sounds pretty cool. It certainly s [...]

How to Protect Sensitive Email Content & Attachments for Both Senders and Recipients

May 13, 2019 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Pig Latin, Russian Spies and Email Encryption With the recent media focus on cybersecurity, whether it is talk of Russian hackers scheming to influence US presidential elections, or the pervasive pressure to comply with GDPR or HIPAA (healthcare privacy regulations) or other consumer data privacy requirements, “encryption” is one of the solutions that is often introduced. When sending email, email encryption can indeed protect your strategic dialog from potential [...]

How to Send Large Files Right From Microsoft Outlook With Encrypted Links, for Extra Protection

May 06, 2019 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Vacationing in The Bahamas? Leave Your Laptop at Home The constitution provides certain privacy rights. Attorneys and their clients generally enjoy extra protections on privacy with “privileged” correspondence. But what happens if the information is inadvertently exposed? There are all sorts of pitfalls that can expose your sensitive information. Here are some shocking ones. File sharing services can cause waiver of attorney-client privilege if files are not sen [...]

Protect Personal Privacy Through Email Encryption

April 29, 2019 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Caution. What You Might Find When Posting Your DNA Online More than one in twenty Americans have voluntarily submitted their genetic code – the map of who they are personally and physically – to an Internet company. Most people were lured by cute TV ads creating curiosity about heritage. Your DNA is a genetic code defining your traits. Without boring you on the biological aspects of this, the DNA submission may unknowingly and irrefutably connect you to relatives [...]

Best Way to Avoid Ransomware Attack on Your Email Communication

April 15, 2019 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Today’s Hackers Target Executives with Simple Social Engineering Today’s hackers are more innovative. Rather than just running up charges on your credit card, they are looking to extort money in exchange for return of your private information or to limit their use of it. For insurance executives, private information often includes emails related to customers and their policies. Data could include confidential information about assets, employees, vendor contracts and bank accounts. [...]

A Record of Who Said What When by Email; Send Your Message Using the Registered Email™ service

April 08, 2019 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Google AMP Ends Email as A Record of Who Said What When Wow! It is strange that one still trusts a printed or PDF’d email as a record of who said what when. Microsoft did its best to make it clear that any email can be easily altered, with a few mouse clicks. For those unaware, try this in Microsoft Outlook: open an email, click Actions, click Edit Message, change the message, save, close, open again, and magic– your email content has fore [...]

Save Yourself from Fake Emails, Use RMail

March 20, 2019 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Fake Facebook and Email Wow! What a beautiful vacation that friend of a friend posted in their Facebook account. It looks like the perfect family vacation; all smiles, all sun, some commentary about the perfect spot… Is the perfect life of your friends’ friend depressing you? How could their experiences be so perfect, while when you go on vacation, you are hit with reality; some rain, crowded hotels, delayed flights, travel stress, kids complaining… Well, wha [...]

How to Make Email Life Easier for Business People

December 07, 2018 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Not All TLS is Created Equal Many, many software service sales professionals throw around security phrases to make cyber security sound simple. Today, as technologies advance and threats get ever more sophisticated, encrypting email for privacy compliance is not getting simpler. The devil (hacker) is in the details. Here, we will try to (in a simple manner) decipher a commonly referred to [...]

Email Encryption that Suits your Content Needs

November 30, 2018 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Your Spit Is Your Real Government ID The DHS is using Congress’ “Real ID” Act of 2005 to require all US states to issue new, more robust IDs for air travel originating in the United States. Has the DHS missed the real opportunity, to consider today’s state of technology? There are already millions upon millions of dollars being spent to upgrade every citizen’s driver’s license to a “Real ID”. Why not, in the same process, associate each one’s retina [...]

Email Encryption with Proof of Encrypted Delivery

November 16, 2018 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Email Security Beyond the Soundbite The ubiquity of smart phones and their apps have reduced the attention span for the masses. People now expect their information in big fonts, nice colors, and pretty pictures. In the tech world, while many services have features that are now described in simple sound bites, it is often the details that make one product work for a customer need; or work better than similar sounding alternatives. And, with heightened awareness of emai [...]