Security

Turning Wet Signatures into Digital Signatures

June 17, 2022 / in Blog / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Beam Me To A World Of (Secure) Digital Efficiencies For some odd reason, we at Tech Essentials will often bring up famous quotations that were in fact never uttered by the person to whom the quotation is attributed. The last example of this was back in April when we wrote about “Nice Guys Finish Last”, which Leo Durocher never really said. This week, we reference the pop culture catchphrase, “Beam Me Up, Scotty” from the Star Trek fra [...]

Our Most Popular Insights from 2019

January 06, 2020 / in Blog, Tech Essentials / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Happy New Year from RPost! And now a brief look back at the year that was… 2019 brought us impeachment, college admissions scandals, more Brexit, record stock prices, and Baby Yoda. It was also another busy year in the cyber world; in particular, in the areas where we focus — messaging security, privacy compliance, e-delivery and eSign productivity. Our Tech Essentials educational email series has been distributed to more than 15 million business professionals i [...]

Tech Essentials: The Most Popular Insights of 2018

December 28, 2018 / in Blog, Tech Essentials / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

2018 was a busy year in the cyber world; in particular, in the areas where we focus — messaging security, privacy compliance, e-delivery and eSign productivity. Our Tech Essentials educational email series has been distributed to more than 15 million business professionals in the United States and Europe, mainly to insurance, legal, investment, real estate, health care, and IT professionals. We thought you might like to review the most read tech tips and insights from our [...]

Data Stays Private by Encrypting Your Email Messages in Transit and at Rest

September 28, 2017 / in Blog, General / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

$4 Billion: The True Cost of a Data Breach Equifax has lost over $4 Billion or about 25% of its market value as well as the CEO, CIO and Chief Security Officer, following the data breach announced in early September. Over 50 class action lawsuits have already been filed against the Company and there may be a congressional investigation into the breach. Consumers whose data was stolen will spend time and money ensuring that their financial data is secure. They will be spending sleepless [...]

The Honeypot for Hackers: Twitter Heats Up

March 31, 2017 / in Blog, General / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

The average Internet user has over 100 online accounts, according to Dashlane. Who on earth can keep track of that many accounts? No one really. That’s why millions of people use password managers to keep their passwords encrypted and organized. Typically, password managers are apps that encrypt and store your passwords in the cloud or locally on your computer, requiring you to use just one secure password to access all your passwords. Convenient, right? So what’s the problem? [...]

Tech Trends to Expect in 2017 – Part 2 of 3

January 12, 2017 / in Blog, General / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Each year, technological advancements make our lives easier, more productive, and more enjoyable. Last week, we made the first of three weekly predictions on technology trends we think will manifest in 2017. Here’s our second prediction:Prediction 2: Balance Tips Towards Convenience and [...]

Tips for Staying Cyber Safe on The Road

August 26, 2016 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Next week marks the last official week of summer vacation. It is likely also the beginning of your “back to work” business travel. Business travellers should note these specific precautions when conducting business transactions from the road, especially if you are likely to be more focused on the speed of getting things done rather than security. Be vigilant when using public Wi-Fi networks available from airports, hote [...]

4th Circuit Court of Appeals Ruling Could Hasten the End of Personal Privacy

June 08, 2016 / in Blog, General / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

A 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling seems to cement the notion that one’s electronic footprints and communications are fair game for unfettered search and seizure (i.e.: are not protected by 4th Amendment rights). By a 12-3 vote, appellate court judges in Richmond, Virginia, ruled that tracking your movements does not require a warrant. The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld what is known as the Third-Party Doctrine: a legal theory suggesting that consumers who knowing [...]

The Ultimate Security Dilemma

January 05, 2016 / in Blog, General / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

In a society that embraces online shopping, GPS location tracking, mobile texting and email anytime and anywhere, it is no wonder that technology’s promise of convenience continues to overrule many peoples’ instincts to protect and secure their private information. The preference for convenience over security is present even at the highest levels of the US Government. With the news earlier this year about former Secretary of State  [...]

Openwave Selects RPost for its 400 Million Users

May 01, 2015 / in Blog, General / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Openwave Messaging has elected to embed RMail® into the email user interface for 400 million end users who access email through their local telecommunications operator or ISP. This is the first time secure email encryption has been deployed in the market on such a grand scale. RMail® is powered by RPost’s patented Registered Email technology. [...]