Chapter . Use Secure Email

Entourage 2004 includes new tools that allow you to attach a digital ID to your messages (which verifies that a message is from you), and to encrypt messages so they can’t be read unless the recipient has the right digital key to unlock their contents. Let’s talk about email security a bit before we dive into those new features.

You know, there’s not enough stress in the world. Just when we thought it was safe to sit down at the keyboard, security geek doom-sayers tell us that our email is horribly insecure, because it’s normally sent as plain text across a network or the Internet. Evildoers can intercept your mail in transit and read it, or they can even fake your identity and send messages that appear to be from you. ...

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