21 Apr 2018

Is “Security by Obscurity” an Obsolete Concept?

The term “security by obscurity” has been around for a long time. Traditionally, this has referred to the idea that the best way to keep a system safe is to keep its design (and any potential vulnerabilities) a secret. To many, “security by obscurity” has also represented the idea that there is safety in numbers, such as on a social media network that has hundreds of millions of users. One might argue that the intersection of social media,... Read more...

21 Dec 2017

RPost Year-in-Review 2017

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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...

25 Jul 2017

Whoops – Wells Fargo Exposes its Wealthiest Clients

Securing the Human Factor: Wells Fargo’s Accidental Data Breach It’s more challenging than ever to secure the human factor in cybersecurity. Here we share two recent examples of how human error directly resulted in large data breaches, corporate liability and damage to corporate reputations. The breaches at Wells Fargo and Verizon were the result of simple errors that anyone could have made. And that’s the point. Earlier this month, Wells... Read more...

15 Jun 2017

Prove it!

How can you prove what really happened behind closed doors? Can we ever know what happened in a meeting behind closed doors, with no recording devices and no third party witnesses? Probably not. Is email a clearer way to communicate a complex message? Not always…. Have you ever been in a situation where an email vanishes? Has your recipient ever claimed not to have received your message, a contract, even your invoice? When an email gets lost... Read more...

20 Feb 2017

What Has a Longer Aftertaste: Colorado Brownies or Russian Forged Cookies?

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When the politicians in Colorado legalized cannabis, we all learned about the after effects of Rocky Mountain brownies – but the calories and cannabis burn off after a few hours. What about Russian Forged Cookies? While these “cookies” are tasteless, they have long-lasting after effects that can be costly. What is an HTTP cookie? An HTTP cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on your computer, used by websites to remember... Read more...

19 Jan 2017

RPost Year-in-Review, Trends & Outlook

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...

12 Jan 2017

Tech Trends to Expect in 2017 – Part 2 of 3

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Each year, technological advancements make our lives easier, more productive, and more enjoyable. Last week, we made the first of three weekly predictions on technology trends we think will manifest in 2017. Here’s our second prediction:    Prediction 2: Balance Tips Towards Convenience and Away from Privacy We often struggle when choosing between the convenience offered by new technologies for work and play and the need for privacy. But RPost... Read more...

11 Jan 2017

Tech Trends to Expect in 2017 – Part 1 of 3

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Each year, technological advancements make our lives easier, more productive, and more enjoyable. Over the next three weeks, we will present three predictions regarding major technology trends we believe 2017 has in store. Prediction 1: While innovation in new, futuristic technologies will surge, mainstream applications for these technologies will remain just out of reach. In 2016, we heard a lot about “cool tech” on the cusp of large scale commercialization.... Read more...

03 Jan 2017

2017 Cybersecurity Report Cards and Bug Bounty Programs

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How will the cybersecurity landscape change in 2017? Many businesses still feel woefully behind in their response to the pervasive threat of cybercrime. Let’s review how companies in different countries and different industries are rating their own cybersecurity strategies heading into 2017. Cybersecurity Report Card – Barely a Passing Grade Researchers asked 700 security executives in nine countries how well their organization was dealing with... Read more...

31 Oct 2016

Nevermind Zombies and Ghouls; SEC Audits are a Real Nightmare for RIAs

This recent article, written by Equities Contributor Destiny A. Lopez, features RPost. The article discusses how the SEC has increased the number of enforcement actions against Registered Investment Advisors (RIA’s). The article also offers some suggestions as to how RIAs can comply with SEC guidelines, including using Rmail® Registered Email™ services. [Read the full article.]      More Info