Businesses cannot rely solely on cyber insurance policies to protect themselves and their clients from certain cybercrimes. In a recent case, Chubb Insurance refused to cover a cyber security loss of $480,000 despite the fact that Chubb had insured the victimized company for computer funds transfer fraud.
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 Organization. ETSI is a not-for-profit organization with more than 700 ETSI member organizations drawn from 62 countries across 5 continents world-wide.
In Dr. Ball’s blog, he smartly notes: “Application metadata resides within the file and moves with the file, not changing unless the contents of the file are altered. System metadata resides outside the file and can be altered without impacting the contents of the file. Hashing the file hashes its contents, not information about the file. That is, you only hash what’s stored inside the file, not its system metadata.” He also notes other points about how any hashing, and metadata cleaning, WOULD change the file.
There is set of RPost services that when combined, provide for an elegant and secure way of transmitting electronic insurance certificates, electronic titles (real estate, land, auto titles), permits, regulator issued licenses, and university transcripts while ensuring: