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June 18, 2018

Bud Walder

DataMotion Direct and SecureMail not vulnerable to PGP or S/MIME EFAIL attacks

PGP and S/MIME have been in the news recently as a vulnerability has been exposed, and an attack vector observed. This post is to confirm that neither secure messaging services that DataMotion provides are vulnerable. SecureMail does not use PGP or S/MIME, and while the Direct Secure Messaging protocol does use PGP, implemented per the… Read More »

April 13, 2018

Bud Walder

Real Estate Transaction Rip-offs

Homebuying is inherently stressful but it should also be an exciting time for individuals who are starting a new chapter in their lives. Unfortunately, hackers enjoy taking advantage of innocent people and sometimes try to steal homebuyers’ hard-earned money throughout the home buying process. A recent example of an attempted real estate fraud that failed… Read More »

January 30, 2018

Bud Walder

2015 ONC Health IT Certification

DataMotion Direct Earns ONC Health IT Certification from Drummond Group LLC DataMotion affirms leadership in value-based care.  Solutions enabled with DataMotion Direct qualify for CMS payments for MU3, MACRA-MIPs, APMs and wide range of pay-for-value incentive programs FLORHAM PARK, N.J., January 30, 2018 – DataMotion Direct 6.3 has achieved Office of the National Coordinator for… Read More »

December 29, 2017

Bud Walder

Digital Business Process Encryption

In the December 20th 2017 issue of Enterprise Security Magazine, DataMotion was awarded ‘Top 10 Encryption Solution Provider‘ status. This blog is the complete Q&A response provided Enterprise Security Magazine as part of the award process. Click on this image to read the article at Enterprise Security Magazine: Encrypting the Digital Business Process Encryption is… Read More »

October 25, 2017

Bud Walder

Protect Against ‘Advanced Persistent Threats’

According to the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) in the government, energy, and nuclear sectors has now been extended to water, aviation, construction, and critical manufacturing sectors. They broadcast the alert through the National Cyber Awareness System (https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas) with the subject of… Read More »

May 2, 2017

Bud Walder

DataMotion Adds Support for Microsoft Azure with SDX Platform

Provides Secure Data Exchange Services for Healthcare, Financial Services, Public Sector and Insurance from a Leading Cloud Services Platform FLORHAM PARK, N.J., May 2, 2017– DataMotion™, a leading provider of secure data exchange services, today announced support for Microsoft Azure on its SDX Platform. The DataMotion SDX Platform is a hub for secure data exchange… Read More »

January 6, 2017

Bud Walder

Secure Data Exchange and Simplified Workflows

Organizations exchange files with their customers and partners in many different ways. Their employees may send a customer a file that is too large to fit in the corporate mail system, so they use a purpose-built solution to send files to that person. Employees may also be sending files to systems, and there are other… Read More »

December 14, 2016

Bud Walder

Dr. Peter Tippett, DataMotion co-Chairman and Healthcare IT Pioneer, Honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – December  14, 2016 – DataMotion, an experienced secure data delivery provider, is pleased to announce that Peter Tippett, M.D., Ph.D. and co-Chairman of the DataMotion Board of Directors, was recently honored with the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine Alumni Board’s Distinguished Alumni Award.  The award recognizes “an outstanding… Read More »

September 1, 2016

Bud Walder

Does secure texting even exist?

This headline popped up in the Washington Times last week regarding email encryption: Democrats warned to use encryption weeks before email leaks Interestingly – even though the article references DNC emails that were hacked and exposed by WikiLeaks, it profiles an open source instant messaging app that uses end-to-end encryption advocated by former (and notorious)… Read More »

August 24, 2016

Bud Walder

Gmail TLS Email Encryption – is it good enough?

Major cloud email services such as Gmail and Yahoo Mail announced their use of TLS about two years ago (TLS is transport layer security – a type of encryption that can be applied to email transmissions). Both services announced they would send email (and attachments) using TLS whenever possible – which means – whenever the… Read More »

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