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Hacked! Protecting Personally Identifiable Information When Your Email Is Under Attack

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Most people discover that their email account has been hacked well after the fact.  While it’s embarrassing to field calls, text messages and emails from well-intentioned friends expressing concern that you are stranded in Nigeria and in desperate need of

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Open PGP: It’s Not All It’s Cracked Up to Be

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It’s hardly surprising that concerns around email privacy are percolating to a boil – there are threats to email security on all fronts. It’s no longer just about fraud protection and regulatory compliance – it’s about protecting people from government

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Secure Email: Yahoo and Google Move to Protect Privacy for the Masses

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According to an article recently published in PC magazine, Yahoo and Google have teamed up to boost email encryption services for all users. This fall the two giants plan to release source code to the open source community to refine

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Most Common Data Breach: Delivering Personally Identifiable Information to the Wrong Recipient

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The most prevalent form of email data breach is delivering personally identifiable information to the wrong recipient. In a study released by Verizon in April 2014, the findings revealed that government organizations deliver sensitive information to the wrong recipient at

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Social Security Numbers in Email: How Organizations Across Industries Can Protect Their Customers

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Across industries, organizations are routinely communicating with customers electronically – it’s quick, cost-effective and convenient for all parties involved. And when customers are eager to complete a transaction involving personal documentation containing sensitive information, it seemingly makes sense to transfer

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Posted in Data Security, Privacy, Secured Document Delivery
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Big Brother is Watching: Protecting Your Customers from Breach of Privacy

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Several months before the RSA conference this year, Reuters published an article alleging that the NSA had arranged a secret $10 million contract with RSA.  Documents leaked by Edward Snowden validated the claim, showing that the NSA had created and

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