There is a wide body of people that believe they are sending information private because they are sending using Microsoft Office 365, Gmail, or using a third-party service that sends all messages using transmission layer security.
Many, many software service sales professionals throw around security phrases to make cyber security sound simple. Today, as technologies advance and threats get ever more sophisticated, encrypting email for privacy compliance is not getting simpler. The devil (hacker) is in the details.
A staffer at Wilmer Hale, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious law firms, sent client confidential SEC-Whistleblower strategies of PepsiCo, their client, to the Wall Street Journal by accident. How could this happen? Human error, they claim.
When sending encrypted email using RMail services, the sender can choose one of the following options:
With RMail service, the sender can opt to send encrypted messages by Message-Level Encryption, Transport Layer Encryption, or a combination. As such, there are four scenarios for encrypted transmission. In all cases, the encrypted message is delivered direct to the recipient’s desktop; RMail never requires the recipient to visit a website to collect their email.