Not All Email Tracking is Created Equal If you are sending a zillion newsletter or marketing emails, sure, email marketing platforms make it easy to manage your email list; and many do provide some basic tracking information.
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 […]
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 other applicable […]
We have been asked to lay out what specifically is new with regards to the August 20 electronic signature upgrade. This provides a quick summary:
Electronic signature technology is already the industry standard for executing business contracts in almost every industry. Professionals in real estate, legal services, investment management and insurance, particularly, have adopted use of this technology to transact efficiently. As eSignatures have now reached mainstream levels of adoption, where does the technology go from here?
Many attorneys, paralegals, HR professionals, and professional service providers steer clear of email when sending legal notices (or notices they are legally obligated to send). Some incorrectly think of email as a medium for only casual or inconsequential correspondence. The truth, however, is that email is often even better than courier or postal delivery for […]
As consumer awareness of data privacy issues increases, companies that don’t take their clients’ data privacy seriously are getting hit harder and harder. In healthcare, a Florida healthcare provider paid a $5.5 million fine (a HIPAA record) earlier this year for allowing more than 115,000 patient records to be improperly accessed and disclosed. Last year, […]
The Pentagon is the latest victim of an email spoofing campaign. Pentagon colleagues, partners and vendors are receiving fake emails that appear to be coming from Defense Security Service (DSS) employees. Cyber criminals are most likely trying to hack into company servers and then find a backdoor into the Pentagon server itself.
Why are you emailing your clients weblinks to documents? They’re not supposed to click on unknown links. It’s making them nervous. Even if you’re using popular apps like dropbox to share files, you can’t be sure your client will trust the link. Nor should they. They might think it’s a phishing scheme.
Should You Trust Your Fax? Habits are often hard to break. Some professional offices, particularly in the health care sector, when there is a need to send something private, send by fax. Their belief is, if they send by fax, the transmission is secure and private (HIPAA compliant).
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