Email Encryption and Electronic Signature for the Finance Industry

October 02, 2020 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

No “October Surprises” at Our Optimize! FinTech Conference (Just Great Insights from Amazing Customers) We at Tech Essentials realize this has been a doozy of a week in terms of news—mostly political and mostly bad. For those who needed a respite from Tuesday’s chaotic debate and the torrent of election-focused headlines, we offered a live virtual conference yesterday that highlighted how customers are using RPost’s RMail and RSign products to optimize financial proc [...]

Registered Email with Email Delivery Tracking

May 08, 2020 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Home email, the new normal for millions of Americans Today the Labor Department released a report that showed over 20 million jobs were lost in April alone, boosting the unemployment rate to nearly 15%. These are levels perhaps never seen by any living American. Even as people start to venture out to beaches and parks that are opening up, most people are still remaining inside — spending more time in their home email (i.e. Gmail, Hotmail, Outlook.com, Outlook Online, and other mobile [...]

Simple Solutions to Solve Data Leaks and human Errors While Sending Emails

March 06, 2020 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Right Email, Wrong Recipient. No Problem. Recall The company travel agent, Leah, sometimes gets some really insightful inside information about her client company – sent to her accidentally. Fortunately, she is a trusted outside contractor and politely replies to her client, “I think you did not intend to send this to me.” Oops? All of that sensitive business information intended to go to Leah in accounting, instead went to the outside travel agent [...]

Secure Emails with Message level Encryption and one-time-passwords

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

End of Summer Phishing, Hooks Office 365 Users The phishermen are getting smarter, using better lures to catch ever smarter phish (in this case, you, as an Office 365, OneDrive, SharePoint, or Dropbox user). Armed with better grammar and embedding your company name and email address within the email and images, and further, using authentic OneDrive or Dropbox URLs to link to, these latest scammers are luring users into providing their username and passwords to the sca [...]

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 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 catch all for security, TLS, and explain why the details are important. “Not a [...]

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 [...]

RPost Services are a Logical Extension to any Microsoft Outlook or Office 365 Installation, According to Ingram Micro

April 04, 2018 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Ingram Micro Australia has added RPost email security services to its cloud marketplace, considering the heightened interest in email security and compliance that has fueled demand for RPost. Ingram Micro is the world’s largest technology distributor. “Customers in regulated industries, as well as businesses large and small, have relied on RPost technologies for more than a decade, for the highest levels of security and compliance with the simplest user experience,” state [...]

Lease vs. Buy Decision – First Cars, Now Software

July 22, 2016 / in Blog, General / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

When it comes to getting a new car, one of the first decisions many consider is whether to buy or lease. Of course, there are pros and cons to either approach. Buying a car means you own it (and perhaps get positive feelings about owning it), and you have more freedom over its use; you aren’t subject to mileage restrictions, for example. But, buying a car is a significant financial commitment and could make changing cars impractical, at least before the car is either sold or becomes inoperable [...]