E-mail Security

The Internet was first developed mainly for government agencies and universities to communicate and share information, but today businesses need it for productivity and profitability. Millions of individuals also depend upon it as their window to a larger world and as a quick and efficient communications tool.

E-mail has become an important and integrated part of people’s lives. It is used to communicate with family and friends, business partners and customers, co-workers and management, and online merchants and government offices. Generally, the security, authenticity, and integrity of an e-mail message are not considered in day-to-day use. Users are more aware that attachments can carry viruses than the fact that an e-mail can ...

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