The constitution provides certain privacy rights. Attorneys and their clients generally enjoy extra protections on privacy with “privileged” correspondence. But what happens if the information is inadvertently exposed? There are all sorts of pitfalls that can expose your sensitive information. Here are some shocking ones.
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.
You may have noticed that when you send a large file attachment by email, it sometimes gets kicked back to you undelivered with an error message that says something like: “The attachment size exceeds the allowable limit.” But what are these limits? And how can you securely send a large file attachment when it’s too large to send by standard email?
From small startups to global enterprises, email is the single most critical application used by businesses and their employees today. According to a report by technology research firm Radicati Group, Inc., the number of worldwide email users reached 2.6 billion in 2015 and is expected grow to over 2.9 billion users by the end of 2019. From simple text communication and large file transmissions, to validating sensitive documents and completing revenue-generating transactions, it’s clear companies rely heavily on email for an array of business-critical activities. Not surprisingly, as email continues to expand as a means of business communication, so do the risks of threats to email security. With regulatory compliance pressures top of mind, businesses must now adhere to digital privacy laws and government mandates associated with these digital communications.
Our newly released update for the RMail Outlook plugin includes major updates to the LargeMail® service. After installing the new version, RMail users will be able to attach and send files up to 200MB directly from the “Send Registered” dialog box. There is also a new option to send files via LargeMail automatically when your attachments exceed a size you specify.
When sending encrypted email using RMail services, the sender can choose one of the following options: