03 Jun 2019

Is FOMO Today’s Addiction?

LOL, LMAO, BRB, IMHO, OMG, BTW, FWIW, ILY, THX, JK. Ahhh, all of those elegant overused texting abbreviations that we all know. What about FOMO? FOMO or the “Fear of Missing Out” is that nagging feeling that you are not included in current trends or aren’t experiencing the same level of excitement that those around you are. For those of the Snapchat generation, it is the lure that creates the urge to quickly open a new message, to see what is... Read more...

28 May 2019

Your Friends Siri and Alexa Have Changed IT Security

Your close friends Siri and Alexa may have done more to change how IT staff are re-inventing how they think about Internet security than years of tech tips and training sessions. In a Siri and Alexa world, we normal humans are trained to believe that what you need is a click or voice prompt away. Anything. And, it should just work. Never mind the thousands of Amazon human workers all over the world that are the ones actually listening to your Alexa... Read more...

20 May 2019

Folklore of Opportunistic Privacy

There is a wide body of people that believe they are sending information private because they are sending using Microsoft Office 365, Gmail, or using a third-party service that sends all messages using transmission layer security. And they may be right; if secure sometimes is good enough. There is the notion of “opportunistic privacy” also referred to as “opportunistic TLS”, which sounds pretty cool. It certainly sounds secure. But... 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...

15 Jun 2017

Pentagon Emails Used in Spoofing Scam

The Pentagon is the latest victim of an email spoofing campaign. Pentagon colleagues, partners and vendors are receiving fake emails that appear to be coming from Defense Security Service (DSS) employees. Cyber criminals are most likely trying to hack into company servers and then find a backdoor into the Pentagon server itself. source Most business owners don’t know how easy it is to send a fake email that appears to come from a colleague, vendor... Read more...

13 Jun 2017

Don’t Be the Law Firm in The News!

How to lock down attorney-client communication with new tools from Zola Suite. by Deb Tesser, VP of Strategic Planning at Zola Media Remember the awful credit card breaches that happened a few years ago? How damaging they were for retailers and businesses? The words tragic and debilitating don’t even begin to cover it. Now, could you imagine what it would be like to have to call your clients, and explain how their personal records, documents, court... Read more...

06 Jun 2017

In Partnership with RPost, Zola Suite Now Offers Encrypted Email, E-Signatures, and Proof of Delivery

Published by Lawyerist, sponsored by Zola Suite,  on June 6th, 2017 Zola already lets you send emails from right within the program. Now, encrypting those emails is as easy as clicking a button. Zola Suite is robust law practice management software that not only includes matter management but also provides built-in email and accounting. Recently, Zola partnered with RPost to make email tracking, proof, encryption and e-signatures available to lawyers... Read more...

18 May 2017

The Death of Ransomware?

(WCry) was successful in infecting over 300,000 computers in 150 countries. It is likely the worst ransomware attack to date. WCry works by locking the files with encryption on each device. Victims are promised a decryption key to unlock their files once they pay a ransom of $300 in Bitcoin. But incredibly, as pervasive as the WannaCry attack has been, it’s creators have only collected about $80,000 in Bitcoin ransom. Less than 0.1% of the victims... Read more...

27 Apr 2017

RPost Predicts European Regulators have Forever Transformed the Market for Email Encryption

London – April 27, 2017 – RPost, a leader in the email encryption market, predicts that The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will forever transform the email encryption market in Europe, in that businesses will be compelled not only to transmit information securely but also to retain auditable proof of compliant, secure email delivery. For many businesses, the latter driver will require them to change email encryption services... Read more...

20 Apr 2017

United Airlines and David Beckham — When Emails Leak

What do United Airlines and footballer David Beckham have in common? Disastrous leaked emails. In these recent cases, the leaked emails appear to be legitimate, though Beckham claims some of the leaked emails were “doctored.” But how do we know that leaked email messages discussed in news stories and tabloid columns are actually authentic?   United Airlines’ PR Nightmare   United Airlines’ CEO Oscar Munoz appears to have dug himself... Read more...