Email Encryption, Leading Industries Through the Maze of Increased Regulation

November 19th, 2013 by TCC Leave a reply »

Email is the most used communication tool in business. It is the greatest asset in enabling organizations to collaborate and share valuable information inside and outside their network. However, email can also be your greatest threat – leaking customer information, intellectual property and other sensitive data that should not leave your network.

Whether it is customer data, partner data or intellectual property, no industry is exempt from the need to maintain the confidentiality and security of sensitive information. In addition, no industry can deny that email continues to be the preferred application driving business communication. Based on these factors, it is no surprise then to see the increase in government regulations calling for the need to encrypt sensitive information in email.

As the market leader in email encryption services, The Computer Company’s encryption solutions mitigate the risk associated with sending sensitive information in email and assist organizations in achieving regulatory compliance by providing email encryption.

  • Healthcare – The burden of complying with HIPAA, the HITECH Act and other federal and state regulations is stressful, but the cost of one breach of electronic protected health information (ePHI) is too high to ignore
  • Finance – With the critical role of email in day-to-day operations and the increasing pressure of federal and state
    regulations, such as the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), to protect consumer privacy, email encryption is the solution for securing the exchange of sensitive information for financial institutions.
  • Government – To manage the stress of government oversight and maintain public trust, government organization look to email encryption to assist in the protection of sensitive information.

With increasing federal and state regulations governing the security of personal information, many companies outside of these industries are also compelled to secure customer data and protect their businesses from reputation damage, government fines and other costs associated with a data breach.

To learn more about factors impacting your need for email encryption, please contact The Computer Company today for a free demonstration of how simple the product is to use.

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