29 Apr 2019

Caution. What You Might Find When Posting Your DNA Online

More than one in twenty Americans have voluntarily submitted their genetic code – the map of who they are personally and physically – to an Internet company. Most people were lured by cute TV ads creating curiosity about heritage. Your DNA is a genetic code defining your traits. Without boring you on the biological aspects of this, the DNA submission may unknowingly and irrefutably connect you to relatives (newfound siblings, parents, etc.) that... Read more...

22 Apr 2019

Not All Email Tracking is Created Equal

If you are sending a zillion newsletter or marketing emails, sure, email marketing platforms make it easy to manage your email list; and many do provide some basic tracking information. But how reliable is this information? Should it be relied on important business email or important notifications? No. Why not? First, many of these email marketing platforms base their tracking on whether images in the email where displayed or not. If you are sending... Read more...

15 Apr 2019

Today’s Hackers Target Executives with Simple Social Engineering

Today’s hackers are more innovative. Rather than just running up charges on your credit card, they are looking to extort money in exchange for return of your private information or to limit their use of it. For insurance executives, private information often includes emails related to customers and their policies. Data could include confidential information about assets, employees, vendor contracts and bank accounts. These more innovative hackers... Read more...

08 Apr 2019

Google AMP Ends Email as a Record of Who Said What When

Wow! It is strange that one still trusts a printed or PDF’d email as a record of who said what when. Microsoft did its best to make it clear that any email can be easily altered, with a few mouse clicks. For those unaware, try this in Microsoft Outlook: open an email, click Actions, click Edit Message, change the message, save, close, open again, and magic – your email content has forever changed without detection! Watch video You can also... Read more...

01 Apr 2019

The E-Sign Revolution and its Evolution

Impressions of e-signatures today still depend on who you ask. Many users report e-signatures today as “a life saver”, but some still think of e-signature services as “scary to use” or “simply not trustworthy”. What a contrast, depending on who you ask and what services people have been exposed to. In RPost’s recent customer survey with more than 2,000 corporate respondents, the comment that seemed to sum up the overall e-sign experience... Read more...