The Case For Secure Email
by Erik Kangas, PhD - President, Lux Scientiae, Incorporated - Monday, 31 March 2003.
It may not be surprising for you to learn that email is not a secure medium of communication; however, it may surprise you to learn just how inherently insecure it really is - how messages you thought deleted could be sitting on servers half way around the world years after being sent, how people can read and modify your messages in transit, and how the very username and password that you use to login to your email servers can be stolen and used by hackers!

This non-technical article is designed to educate you about how email really works, what the real security issues are, what the solutions are, and how you can mitigate your exposure to these security risks.

Security and information integrity is increasingly important. More and more business is done strictly over email. While reading this article, imagine how these problems could affect your business or personal life.... they can.

Download the paper in PDF format here.

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