CHAPTER 30Secure Messaging

Hundreds of millions of e-mails per day (according to some, soon even billions) are being sent through the Internet by using Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). This protocol is indeed quite simple, especially when capturing and reading the information embedded in the message, thereby allowing you to access all kinds of valuable business information.

Have a look at your own GroupWise environment: Any GroupWise administrator can easily copy incoming or outgoing messages from the GWIA Sent or Receive directories, read the message and convert the attachment to its original format. Although this admin-ability might not be seen as a big issue, anybody on the Internet who can intercept your Internet traffic can capture ...

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