Sending Electronic Mail (E-mail)

The use of e-mail has escalated to the point where it is obligatory for all companies to be accessible through this medium. The inherent lack of security for sending messages, information, files or instructions appears to be ignored by many, who see the benefits of near instant, and virtually free, global communications as far outweighing any possible 'downside'.

Sending e-mail using a Digital Signature (and optionally being encrypted), is a means of ensuring its validity and integrity to the recipient. The content of e-mails received without such authentication may be considered unreliable.

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  • The transmission of a virus can not only damage the recipient's system but can permanently damage your organisation's reputation.

There are multiple Key Actions providing safeguards against this Information Security Issue. These are available in the registered version of RUSecure™.

  • Sending e-mail via insecure public lines (e.g. the Internet) can compromise the Confidentiality and Integrity of the information being transmitted. It is similar to a post card because any one who picks it up is able to read it.

There are multiple Key Actions providing safeguards against this Information Security Issue. These are available in the registered version of RUSecure™.

  • Confidential files may be transmitted by e-mail as attachments thus breaching confidentiality and potentially leading to financial loss.

There are multiple Key Actions providing safeguards against this Information Security Issue. These are available in the registered version of RUSecure™.

  • Relying upon e-mail from a legal perspective, is not advised, as simple e-mail messages are not usually authenticated.

There are 2 Key Actions providing safeguards against this Information Security Issue. These are available in the registered version of RUSecure™.

  • Personal e-mail sent from one individual to another through the organisation's systems, can be misconstrued as coming from the organisation and can result in Information Security issues.

There are 2 Key Actions providing safeguards against this Information Security Issue. These are available in the registered version of RUSecure™.

  • Correspondence sent from an individual's personal mail box could possibly be regarded as personal, thus preventing the organisation from inspecting / reviewing it.

There are 2 Key Actions providing safeguards against this Information Security Issue. These are available in the registered version of RUSecure™.

  • Sending a copy of files to colleagues on your internal network, creates unnecessary duplicates and also compromises the integrity of the original document / file.

There are 2 Key Actions providing safeguards against this Information Security Issue. These are available in the registered version of RUSecure™.

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