Best Practices Archive

November 2, 2017

Hugh Gilenson

Email Encryption Budgeting: Year-End Checklist

Like many of our partners and end-users, DataMotion is engaged in a detailed budgeting and planning exercise for the upcoming year. In this process, we’ve identified the most common sources of unbudgeted expense reported by our SecureMail users. Our finding is that some unbudgeted expense is unavoidable but a high percentage of it can be… 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 »

September 28, 2017

Christian Grunkemeyer

Wanted: email security solutions that “just work”

It’s all happened to us. The vendor says their email security solutions are the easiest and that they’ll help you every step of the way. “Wait a minute… Why would they need to help us every step of the way? Does that mean it’s not easy?” They assure you that it’s easy. During the implementation,… Read More »

September 15, 2017

Christian Grunkemeyer

Free Email Encryption & Risk Assessments – What’s Reasonable?

Risk.  What is reasonable when it comes to security and compliance for moving data and is free email encryption good enough? Last November 2016, NASCIO (National Association of State Chief Information Officers) published their “top ten” priorities for 2017.  Number one on the list? Security and risk management – apart of which is determining what… Read More »

July 26, 2017

Christian Grunkemeyer

Three good reasons to secure your digital communication workflows

Secure Digital Communications Workflows Reason #1: Secure digital communications workflows are required, whether by government or industry regulations. If you don’t comply you could end up paying large fines. You could lose the right to provide certain services or products. And your reputation could suffer from the public shaming regulators often impose on a company… Read More »

May 30, 2017

Monica Hutton

DataMotion and Osterman Research to Present Webinar on Best Practices for Email Encryption in Office 365

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – May 30, 2017 – DataMotion ™, a leading provider of secure data exchange solutions, today announced the company will present an interactive webinar entitled “Best Practices for Using Email Encryption in Office 365,” on Wednesday June 7, 2017, 2 pm eastern. This free webinar will be co-presented by renowned industry expert,… Read More »

February 28, 2017

Christian Grunkemeyer

Achieve Office 365 CJIS Compliance

Moving from an on-premises Exchange server to Microsoft Office 365 (O365) can have numerous benefits. Microsoft promotes its cloud productivity suite to yield better collaboration, increased productivity and a reduced cost of ownership.  Many state and local government agencies eager for those benefits are making a move to the cloud with O365. According to Microsoft,… Read More »

November 11, 2016

Is Encryption Enough to Protect Yourself?

With the increase in cybercrime over the past few years, many internet users have turned to encryption in an effort to protect themselves online. Businesses are no exclusion; well-known companies have experienced data breaches within the same time frame and have been trying to ensure their employees are taking preventative action. A lack of security… Read More »

November 7, 2016

Matt Signorello

Is TLS email encryption good enough?

As most people are aware, the need for secure messaging, email encryption or email compliance is on the mind (or should be) of almost all managers inside every business. The need for TLS (Transport Layer Security) can vary from avoiding a data leak, ensuring there are no prying eyes on confidential information or even something… Read More »

September 8, 2016

Monica Hutton

Using Enterprise Encryption – Where Do You Stand?

Earlier this year, Ponemon Institute and Thales e-Security released their 2016 Global Encryption Trends Study.  Conducted since 2005, the study takes a look at how the use of encryption has evolved, where enterprises are at now and the overall impact of encryption on these enterprises’ security. Over 5000 people were surveyed around the world. If… Read More »

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