21 Dec 2017

RPost Year-in-Review 2017

The RPost team thanks you, our community of users, customers, partners, shareholders, and advocates, for another exciting year at RPost. Your support enables the RPost team to continue innovating for our customers, and to maintain RPost as a worldwide leader in cyber security, compliance, and productivity solutions. Each year, we find it useful to reflect on our company’s mission and discuss the steps RPost is taking to further that mission for... Read more...

17 Dec 2017

5-Star reviews for sale!

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As Tech Essentials readers hunker down for holiday online shopping, it’s a good time to remind you what to consider before you make that final click to purchase. Do you trust the reviews you read online and believe all the comments when they are all overwhelmingly positive and the product has hundreds of thousands of “likes” on their social media pages? 92% of consumers now read online reviews before a purchase and while we don’t want to be... Read more...

08 Dec 2017

Bitcoin has Forever Expanded the Market of Currency Speculators, Perhaps the Fundamental Change that will Support Crypto-Currencies into the Future

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Main street is certainly paying attention to Bitcoin, as just days after it dropped precipitously, it bounced to new highs — incredible highs. And, with people comforted that they can sell their Bitcoin and convert it back to cash with a few clicks from their iPhone while sitting at the beach, they are comforted (and pleasantly surprised with the ability to double their money in a few days of hard work clicking buttons!). Seems nice… imagine... Read more...

30 Nov 2017

Foreign Journalists Discover Treasure in Bermuda

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As enchanting as the Bermuda sea is, during rough weather, Bermuda’s beguiling reefs have been the source of many lost ships over the past hundreds of years during trans-Atlantic journeys shipping treasures and taxes from the Americas to Europe. However, no one could have anticipated the rough waves that just crashed upon some of the world’s richest and most well-known companies as the true hidden treasure in Bermuda had long been a quietly kept... Read more...

16 Nov 2017

The Certified Mail Envelope Was Empty

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You show up in court with a US Certified Mail “Green Card” delivery receipt, evidence that supposedly proves you delivered a timely notice. The other party simply stands up and says quizzically, “Sure we got the certified letter, but no one in our office could figure out why we were sent an empty envelope!” And of course, there’s no proof of what was or wasn’t inside the envelope. Did the mail room attendant or administrator forget to... Read more...

09 Nov 2017

Who is Alice?

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Most technology (software and biotech) entrepreneurs and R&D engineers that toil over pioneering true innovation have come to know Alice. Alice is quite moody, and those that have invested buckets of sweat and their cash savings into creating new innovation in America now pray that Alice’s moodiness does not someday cause all of their hard work to become public domain (free) technology; eliminating any hope for the innovator to recover their... Read more...

02 Nov 2017

Should you Trust your Fax?

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Habits are often hard to break. Some professional offices, particularly in the health care sector, when there is a need to send something private, send by fax. Their belief is, if they send by fax, the transmission is secure and private (HIPAA compliant). While they may have maintained this way of communicating out of habit or by policy, the environment in which they are communicating has changed. No longer, at the receiving end, are people receiving... Read more...

09 Oct 2017

Wilmer Hale (Accidentally) Sends WSJ Client Strategy

A staffer at Wilmer Hale, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious law firms, sent client confidential SEC-Whistleblower strategies of PepsiCo, their client, to the Wall Street Journal by accident. How could this happen? Human error, they claim. In this situation, the staffer was sending the internal client secret memo to other staffers and accidentally added a person at the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) as one of the recipients. It appears the... Read more...

28 Sep 2017

$4 Billion: The True Cost of a Data Breach

Equifax has lost over $4 Billion or about 25% of its market value as well as the CEO, CIO and Chief Security Officer, following the data breach announced in early September. Over 50 class action lawsuits have already been filed against the Company and there may be a congressional investigation into the breach. Consumers whose data was stolen will spend time and money ensuring that their financial data is secure. They will be spending sleepless nights... Read more...

18 Sep 2017

State Bar of Montana Approves RMail for Registered Email and Encryption

Los Angeles, California — September 18, 2017   The State Bar of Montana has approved RPost’s RMail® Registered Email™ and email encryption services for its members and has added RMail services as a member benefit. An all-in-one email extension for security, compliance, and productivity, RMail integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Outlook and Gmail, the two main email platforms used by legal professionals.   “It’s a critical tool... Read more...