Secure Emails with Message level Encryption and one-time-passwords

September 06, 2019 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

End of Summer Phishing, Hooks Office 365 Users The phishermen are getting smarter, using better lures to catch ever smarter phish (in this case, you, as an Office 365, OneDrive, SharePoint, or Dropbox user). Armed with better grammar and embedding your company name and email address within the email and images, and further, using authentic OneDrive or Dropbox URLs to link to, these latest scammers are luring users into providing their username and passwords to the sca [...]

Simplest Way to Send Encrypted Email, Share Large Files Securely

July 25, 2019 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Equifax’s $10 Billion Bet. You Really Don’t Care (Enough to Do Something) With so many big-name data breaches in recent times, your eyes may have glossed over the recent Equifax consumer data breach settlement. The numbers were big, 147 million consumers had their sensitive information exposed. The penalty, $700 million (or about $5 per person). Source: New York Times, Krebs. Factored into this amount are ways in which consumers can request extra perks, compensati [...]

How to Send Large Files Right From Microsoft Outlook With Encrypted Links, for Extra Protection

May 06, 2019 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Vacationing in The Bahamas? Leave Your Laptop at Home 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. File sharing services can cause waiver of attorney-client privilege if files are not sen [...]

You’re Making Your Clients Nervous with Weblinks

June 15, 2017 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Why are you emailing your clients weblinks to documents? They’re not supposed to click on unknown links. It’s making them nervous. Even if you’re using popular apps like dropbox to share files, you can’t be sure your client will trust the link. Nor should they. They might think it’s a phishing scheme. If you’re using a link retrieval system to “prove” that documents were received by your cl [...]

File Sharing Service Causes Waiver of Attorney Client Privilege

May 04, 2017 / in Blog, Registered Email™ / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

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. In a recent case in Virginia, a judge ruled that Harleysville Insurance Company had waived its right to attorney client privilege when it made the mistake of storing privileg [...]

Shadow It, Googligan And Workplace Productivity

February 10, 2017 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Service professionals and business managers are continually trying to improve workplace productivity, not just to increase profits but also to reduce tedium in their daily work flows. Web applications for customer relationship management (Salesforce.com), professional networking (LinkedIn), messaging, e-signing, and file sharing (RPost), for example, can be extremely helpful tools for streamlining work flows. But what happens when well-intentioned employees bypass their IT depa [...]

Deciphering Large File Sharing, Sending, Storage (Part 2)

October 27, 2016 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

As we discussed in a recent article, “Deciphering Large File Sharing, Sending, Storage (Part 1)”, email is not naturally well suited for sending file attachments of more than ten megabytes. One can never be sure if the recipient’s system will accept very large attachment transmissions. In this follow-up, we provide a [...]

Deciphering Large File Sharing, Sending, Storage (Part 1)

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

As many know, email is not naturally well suited for sending file attachments of more than ten megabytes. One can never be sure if the recipient’s system will accept very large attachment transmissions. Sharing family photos? No problem. There are lots of tools to send these. Sharing sensitive business files that are too large to send by normal email? Well, you might want to consider more specialized large file sharing services. Certain large file sending and sharing to [...]

How to Send Large Files Directly from Outlook

October 02, 2013 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

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. [...]