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.
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).
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:
When sending encrypted email using RMail services, the sender can choose one of the following options:
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.