Security considerations for Web-based mail

Tuesday, 16 March 2004, 11:03 AM EST

What do field salespeople, home teleworkers, medical personnel and anyone working remotely from a central site have in common? A need for up-to-the-minute information. One of the most successful models for using the Internet for business is the information-dissemination model.

One of the most common methods for this today is e-mail. E-mail can be sent and received in many ways: pagers, cell phones and the like. However, one e-mail communication option that holds promise for increased and more timely information flow is Web-based e-mail systems.

Many businesses don't deploy Web mail for fear of exposing corporate e-mail systems to external threats. With recent government legislation, e-mail confidentiality has become a growing concern. So, what approaches and options for deploying secure Web mail are there? Understanding how a Web-mail system works can help in deciding if such systems can be securely deployed at your company.

By Keith Pasley at Computerworld.

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