Email Security

by David W. Mitchell
Oct. 2, 2017 1 comment Infosecwriters Apps & Hardening

Individuals, small business, and governments use email to communicate with each other, internally and externally on a daily basis. Some of these confidential emails are directed at a specific person or group. The end user expect for this electronic message to be secure as it transmit to the intended parties. This paper will talk about several steps you can take in email security. One step requires that the end user apply security patches and correct email setting. Encryption with S/MIME is a method to ensure security email transmission. Governments have added additional security features of two-factor authentication. Virtual private network have provide secure transmission of email for remote company employees. The implementation of basic security practices will help your email to be secure during transmission.

http://www.infosecwriters.com/Papers/DMitchell_Email.pdf

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Irina Alexandra Negrii 7 months, 1 week ago

Email is a popular medium for the spread of malware, spam, and phishing attacks, using deceptive messages to entice recipients to divulge sensitive information, open attachments or click on hyperlinks that install malware on the victim’s device.

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