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 [...]

Encrypt Your Sensitive Client Information in Email With RMail

October 09, 2017 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Wilmer Hale (Accidentally) Sends WSJ Client Strategy A staffer at Wilmer Hale, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious law firms, sent client confidential SEC-Whistleblower strategies of PepsiCo, their client, to the Wall Street Journal by accident. How could this happen? Human error, they claim. In this situation, the staffer was sending the internal client secret memo to other staffers and accidentally added a person at the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) as one [...]

How to Decrypt an Encrypted Email - Simplify Recipient User Experience

December 14, 2010 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

When sending encrypted email using RMail services, the sender can choose one of the following options: Decryption at Recipient Description         i.          Pre-Arranged Password Sender and receiver coordinate an exchange of a pre-arranged password the sender u [...]

Implementation Options with RMail Encryption – TLS, PKI, 256-Bit AES PDF?

December 14, 2010 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

With RMail service, the sender can opt to send encrypted messages by Message-Level Encryption, Transport Layer Encryption, or a combination. As such, there are four scenarios for encrypted transmission.  In all cases, the encrypted message is delivered direct to the recipient’s desktop; RMail never requires the recipient to visit a website to collect their email. Encrypted Data Flow Path A [...]