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.
What do United Airlines and footballer David Beckham have in common? Disastrous leaked emails. In these recent cases, the leaked emails appear to be legitimate, though Beckham claims some of the leaked emails were “doctored.” But how do we know that leaked email messages discussed in news stories and tabloid columns are actually authentic?
As consumer awareness of data privacy issues increases, companies that don’t take their clients’ data privacy seriously are getting hit harder and harder. In healthcare, a Florida healthcare provider paid a $5.5 million fine (a HIPAA record) earlier this year for allowing more than 115,000 patient records to be improperly accessed and disclosed. Last year, Ashley Madison paid almost $1.6 million to settle charges related to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) enforcement of data privacy laws, after the online “cheating” site’s virtually non-existent cybersecurity practices allowed the compromise of all its 36 million users worldwide.
We all send emails — some trivial and others that are incredibly important or time sensitive. For the important email messages, how do you know – and prove – that your email was delivered?
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.
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: