Metadata

Digital Signature Vs Electronic Signature: What is the Difference?

April 29, 2022 / in Blog / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

How is an Electronic Signature Different from a Digital Signature? We’re back to basics this week with some Tech Essentials education, and while this may not be the best cocktail party chit chat, we’ve been asked the question lately about what is the distinction between an Electronic Signature and a Digital Signature in the context of recording agreement on documents. Most people get confused on this topic, so we thought we would simplify things here: [...]

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 [...]

RPost Now Integrated into 60% of the Leading Metadata Removal Platforms

October 18, 2013 / in Blog, Registered Email™ / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Most law firms, legal professionals, and other professional consultants whose jobs involve heavy use of sensitive documents, understand the risks and potential embarrassment of having excess metadata stored within documents. Metadata contains the identity of those who edited the document, the time and frequency of edits, commentary, the document template and file location, and, in some cases, deleted text. Three of the five industry leading metadata removal software platforms h [...]

Would Metadata Cleaning Spoil Your Evidence?

May 03, 2012 / in Blog, Registered Email™ / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

In Dr. Ball’s blog, he smartly notes: “Application metadata resides within the file and moves with the file, not changing unless the contents of the file are altered. System metadata resides outside the file and can be altered without impacting the contents of the file. Hashing the fi [...]

Metadata Cleaning Tools from Payne Group Compatible with RPost Office for Outlook

November 25, 2010 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

RPost and Payne Group have collaborated to permit leading metadata removal capabilities for users who send Registered Email™ messages, encrypted email, or contracts for signature. Payne Group and RPost built compatibility into their services with guidance from Ropes & Gray LLP, a global law firm and customer of both platforms. RPost’s Registered Email, e [...]