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...

31 Aug 2017

Millenials Bewitched by Email

Millennials are, surprisingly, bewitched by email.  More than half of Millennials ages 18 to 24 check their email while still in bed in the morning, and 43% of Millennials ages 25 to 34 report doing the same thing. We were shocked to learn that Millennials prefer to check their email on a PC rather than their smartphone. (Source.) While many people obsess about social media, and some are communicating more with text messages, email still rules,... 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...

15 Mar 2017

RPost Builds Legal CRM Integration and Introduces Special Bundle Offers for Legal Practices

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RPost continues to build its legal customer base through a key legal practice management integration with Zola and unique bundle offers featuring RMail alongside Microsoft’s Office 365 and LawToolBox. This week, Zola Media announced that it is integrating RPost services into Zola Suite, its cloud-based legal practice management application. Zola announced the news at ABA TECHSHOW 2017. The combination of Zola Suite and RPost redefines “legal email”... Read more...

27 Feb 2017

Email Privacy Act Passes Unanimously in the House of Representatives

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Yes, it’s true. The House of Representatives unanimously passed the Email Privacy Act. The fact that everyone in the House can agree on the importance of email privacy suggests that Americans overwhelmingly consider email privacy an essential right. The federal government currently has the right to seize any email, or cloud file that is more than 180 days old, without getting a warrant. This has been true since the Electronic Communications Privacy... Read more...

29 Nov 2016

RPost Signs LAN Infotech

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LAN Infotech, a leading solutions provider in South Florida, has partnered with RPost to market RMail email encryption services to its corporate customers, including law firms and healthcare practices. “There is a huge need for a simple and effective email encryption service among our customers,” said LAN Infotech President Michael Goldstein. “Our legal and healthcare customers need to reduce the risk of a data breach and prove... Read more...

04 Nov 2016

Will Email Best Practices Decide the Presidential Election?

This year’s election cycle has put a HUGE spotlight on email. From Hillary’s ongoing email saga and FBI Director Comey’s late “October Surprise” to the alleged Russian hacking and leaking of Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails, the general public is now aware of just how easy it is for one’s email content to be used against oneself. Email is indeed everywhere, and the incredible convenience email affords makes it irresistible to... Read more...

11 Aug 2016

Preventing an “Assange October Surprise”

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Does your news feed closely resemble the plot of a Russian spy novel? It certainly might if you’ve been following the recent drama and mudslinging between the Democrats, the Russian government, the FBI, and the CIA, following the public release of private DNC emails. And that’s before the warnings of an “October Surprise” promised by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Assange is threatening to release more confidential emails before the November... Read more...

13 Jun 2016

RPost Equips RIAs with Tools to Manage Email Security and Compliance

RPost has launched an educational campaign to ensure that registered investment advisors (RIA’s) can securely communicate with clients and comply with rules enforced by auditors and regulatory organizations. Tech Essentials for Investment Managers is a weekly e-brief series that includes news articles, webinars and videos discussing the key cybersecurity and compliance issues, news, and solutions RIAs should be aware of. As part of this campaign,... Read more...

08 Jun 2016

4th Circuit Court of Appeals Ruling Could Hasten the End of Personal Privacy

A 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling seems to cement the notion that one’s electronic footprints and communications are fair game for unfettered search and seizure (i.e.: are not protected by 4th Amendment rights). By a 12-3 vote, appellate court judges in Richmond, Virginia, ruled that tracking your movements does not require a warrant. The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld what is known as the Third-Party Doctrine: a legal theory suggesting... Read more...