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What is Email Encryption?

Email encryption involves encrypting, or disguising, the content of email messages in order to protect potentially sensitive information from being read by anyone other than intended recipients. Email encryption often includes authentication. Email is prone to disclosure of information. Most emails are currently transmitted in the clear (not encrypted) form. By means of some available tools, persons other than the designated recipients can read the email contents. Meaning, it is not entirely secure. Sending information in an unencrypted email is the equivalent of writing it on a postcard for all to see.

Email Encryption Office 365 Microsoft Gold Partner 2W TechEncrypting your email will keep all but the most sophisticated hackers from intercepting and reading your private communications. Using a personal email certificate allows you to digitally sign your email so that recipients can verify that it’s really from you as well as encrypt your messages so that only the intended recipients can view it. The way typical email encryption works is that you have a public key and a private key, known as Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).

Office 365 with Email Encryption adds an extra layer of protection and privacy. This email encryption solutions works seamlessly with Office 365 and allows you to encrypt your messages with single click. You also get a true message recall and the ability to see who receives your emails, who opens them and what they do with them afterwards  Now, I know I am making this sound simple. In theory it is. Anyone that understands email security and understands Microsoft Office 365 can help your business with Office 365 with Email Encryption. 2W Tech is a Microsoft Gold Partner and expert with Office 365 solutions. Give us a call today to learn more.

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