DataMotion Blog

May 22, 2018

Monica Hutton

Where Digital Transformation and Data Breach Notification Laws Intersect

The U.S. recently hit a milestone when it comes to privacy/security regulations. In March, both Alabama and South Dakota signed new breach notification laws. Alabama’s went into effect on May 1st and South Dakota’s will go into effect on July 1. Now all 50 states, plus Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, and the District… 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 »

March 26, 2018

Alper Kizar

Digital Transformation for Legacy Workflows – Public Sector Use Cases

Old legacy systems and the roadblocks they create are a frequent topic of conversation we have with clients in the public-sector. Everyone wants to modernize these systems and workflows for today’s digital world. And part of this digital transformation is getting these old systems to communicate securely with external parties and new applications. Encrypting sensitive… 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 »

November 21, 2017

Alper Kizar

FTP: Simplified and Secure

Exchanging sensitive information continues to present organizations with security, infrastructure and productivity challenges.  Email encryption has seen widespread adoption to securely deliver messages and attachments.  But an easy way to securely exchange files generated by systems or users, while also meeting compliance regulations, remains elusive. Many organizations turn to the decades-old approach to file exchange,… Read More »

November 17, 2017

Christian Grunkemeyer

Are Your Real Estate Transactions Being Digitally Stalked?

Daniel Mennenoh, President of ALTA (American Land Title Association), recently testified before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee on data security vulnerabilities in the title and real estate industry, saying, “One of my favorite responsibilities serving as ALTA president was traveling the country to meet with members of the association and hearing what was happening… Read More »

November 2, 2017

Hugh Gilenson

Email Encryption Budgeting: Year-End Checklist

Opportunistic TLS

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 31, 2017

Monica Hutton

Fun Halloween Facts and Trivia

Given that today is Halloween, we thought it would be fun to share some facts and trivia about the holiday. Enjoy! 25% of all candy sold annually in the US is for Halloween It is believed Halloween originated from the ancient end-of-summer Celtic festival of Samhain. People celebrated the end of the harvest, and believed… 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 ( with the subject of… Read More »

October 10, 2017

Christian Grunkemeyer

Easy like Sunday morning – or pie – or (gasp) email encryption

“Know it sounds funny, but I just can’t stand the pain…” it’s not just a catchy quote from Lionel Richie & The Commodores (or Mike Patton & Faith No More, if you’re a little younger). You may also be hearing this from your security and compliance team.  IT security tools are necessary, but not always… Read More »

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