File Sharing Service Causes Waiver of Attorney Client Privilege

May 04, 2017 / in Blog, Registered Email™ / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

It seems innocent enough. Your attorney shares a few files by sending a link from their unprotected cloud storage account. They expect that you’ll only see the files that they intended to send. But there are huge risks to this approach. This behavior can result in the waiver of attorney client privilege. In a recent case in Virginia, a judge ruled that Harleysville Insurance Company had waived its right to attorney client privilege when it made the mistake of storing privileg [...]

United Airlines and David Beckham — When Emails Leak

April 20, 2017 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

What do United Airlines and footballer David Beckham have in common? Disastrous leaked emails. In these recent cases, the leaked emails appear to be legitimate, though Beckham claims some of the leaked emails were “doctored.” But how do we know that leaked email messages discussed in news stories and tabloid columns are actually authentic? United Airlines’ PR Nightmare   United Airlines’ CEO Oscar Munoz appears to have dug himself into a deep hole [...]

Data Privacy Compliance Audits Target Small Businesses

April 13, 2017 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

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, Ashley Madison paid almost $1.6 million to settle charges related to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) enforcement of data privacy laws, aft [...]

Quiz: How Do You Know Your Email Was Delivered?

February 29, 2016 / in Blog, Registered Email™ / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

We all send emails — some trivial and others that are incredibly important or time sensitive. For the important email messages, how do you know – and prove – that your email was delivered? Take this short quiz to see whether you truly understand how email delivery works. Take the Quiz! Question 1: I did not get a bounce notice, so I know my email got there. True/False Question 2: I c [...]

RPost Registered Email™ services Meet the ETSI Registered Electronic Mail Standard

June 24, 2012 / in Blog, Registered Email™ / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

This posting may serve as a useful reference to RPost Registered Email™ services compliance with the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) Technical Specification (TS) produced by ETSI Technical Committee Electronic Signatures and Infrastructures (ESI) on the multi-part standards documentation covering Registered Electronic Mail (REM); Architecture, Formats, Policies and Profiles. ETSI claims to be officially recognized by the European Union as a European Standards Organiz [...]

RSign New Electronic Signature Service Upgrade

August 30, 2011 / in Blog, Electronic Signatures / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

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: RSign electronic signature service upgrade builds upon key elements of RSign’s services: auditable proof of signoff, user simplicity, and advanced tracking and reporting of delivery, opening, and signoff events. Specifically, what is new are the following: 1. Simplified methods of sending documents for recipient signoff from web- [...]