Learn about email encryption and how to protect sensitive data sent through email.
Email encryption is the process of encrypting, or disguising, the content of email messages to protect sensitive information from being read by unintended recipients, or cybercriminals looking to steal valuable information. The fact of the matter is that email continues to be the primary attack vector for cybercriminals. As such, it's important for organizations of all sizes to practice proper email security hygiene and utilize an email encryption solution when sending intellectual property or other sensitive information over email. Learn how to further secure your email environment by encrypting emails!
Mimecast Secure Messaging protects sensitive data by making it easy for users to send and receive secure messages, and enabling policy-initiated secure messages at the email encryption gateway for an added layer of security.
Here’s how it works:
Secure messages are scanned for anti-virus, data leaks and compliance policies to help meet requirements for HIPAA, GLBA and PCI-DSS regulations. Mimecast also provides anti-virus and malware protection for all inbound and outbound email.
Mimecast’s encrypted email service offer significant benefits for sending secure emails: