Microsoft is currently engaged in a debate with security researchers over whether Office 365’s built-in message encryption is secure or not. In any case, it’s fair to ask what Office Message Encryption (OME) is actually useful for anyway.
Researchers at Münster University of Applied Sciences have discovered a critical security gap in current solutions for e-mail encryption (OpenPGP, S/MIME).
Tags: Email Encryption
Long-term care planning, complaint management, or current information about the progression of a disease – for senior care facilities and nursing homes active in the healthcare industry, daily communication with family members is essential. The preferred channel of communication these days is email. But installing complex end-to-end encryption is often much too involved for private users. And senior care facilities and nursing homes are ofte not in the position to provide IT support for end users either-
If emails don’t only have to be transmitted in encrypted form but also have to be archived in compliance with legal requirements, IT decision-makers often find themselves faced with a new problem: How can it be guaranteed that despite end-to-end encryption the message will remain readable throughout the archiving period? Even if the recipient concerned has already left the company.
Regulatory requirements make it mandatory for companies to archive their digital correspondence compliantly for many years. In an age when business emails are increasingly transmitted in encrypted form, this is often much more easily said than done. At first glance audit-proof archiving and encrypted emails appear to be mutually exclusive. Retarus E-Mail Security allows IT managers to easily overcome both challenges simultaneously.