Email encryption is becoming essential

Monday, 3 July 2006, 12:09 AM EST

Email was not intended as a secure means of communication. Whether youíre a lawyer, an accountant, a chief executive, a chief financial officer or an internal auditor ó even if you work at home or are retired ó you need to know that what you put in an email could one day become key evidence in litigation.

Remember that the vast majority of emails traverse the globe in an unencrypted format. This is analogous to sending a postcard via regular mail. Think about it: whatís to stop your mail carrier from reading the messages you write on postcards?

At Computerworld.

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