Email Security with Encryption Systems

Many would agree that email has surpassed the telephone as the primary means of communications by business professionals across all industries. However, most email systems are not secure, and this lack of privacy for such a widely used tool has become a worldwide recognized issue. While all companies are mandated by law to protect personally […]

gpg4o 5.0 Beta is available

Dear gpg4o customers and prospects, It’s that time again: for the fifth anniversary of gpg4o we released a new beta version. The focus of gpg4o 5.0 Beta release is the improved performance. Below is the key features at a glance: gpg4o now supports GnuPG 2.1 from version 2.1.15 Improved performance Improved options for automatic key import […]

Misleading warnings for downloads of SHA1-signed files by Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge-Browser

Since January 1st, 2016 Microsoft has introduced changes (via Windows Update) in the handling of signed executables. As one consequence of these changes downloads of older files with Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge could produce misleading warnings. For files that were signed with the SHA1 algorithm but with no timestamp or a timestamp dated January […]

Microsoft revokes update for Outlook 2010

On December 8th 2015 Microsoft released an update for Outlook 2010 which causes Outlook for some users to start in safe mode only. While in safe mode Outlook will not load any Add-Ins, and therefore also no gpg4o. I want to explain you now how to fix this issue so that gpg4o will be loaded […]

Email security

Security of company emails is becoming more and more important. For example, the massive Sony hack that exposed countless internal emails compromised a lot of internal information, both personal and financial, occurred because the attacker was able to gain access to the email system, which was not encrypted. Email encryption is a critical part of […]

Central Administration of gpg4o 3.4

gpg4o is not just another encryption AddIn for Microsoft Outlook 2013 or 2010 but a centrally manageable email encyrption solution for enterprises, based on GnuPG and the OpenPGP standard. gpg4o always do encrypt and sign mails at the endpoint. gpg4o is native endpoint encryption at its best – ease of use integrated. Regardless whether users […]

Safe Email Communication for Companies: Using OpenPGP-Encryption to Protect Your Emails

The widespread reliance on emails for communication between employees at the workplace, coupled with the increased incidences of cybercrime including phishing attacks has made email security a top priority. The danger of your sensitive data ending up in the wrong hands is very real and the consequences can be devastating. Large companies such as Target […]

Security becomes daily routine – gpg4o 3.4 with new features for commercial and private e-mail encryption

Dreieich, 13 January 2015 – Just in time for the start of the year, the latest version 3.4 of the email encryption add-in gpg4o has been released. Inspired by customer feedback and corporate needs, the update above all brings new features for administrators to improve and further simplify integration into the corporate environment. In addition, […]

gpg4o 3.4 Released

Distributed since Dec. 19 2014 – gpg4o 3.4 is available now. As usual we did a lot of development below the surface. Security and useability are the key issues. gpg4o 3.4 delivers even more security Our longtime customers know: Quality and Security are capitalized at Giegerich & Partner. Therefore we reviewed the complete sources to […]

The growing problem of data security

Data security is one of the most critical challenges facing businesses today. According to the IBM X-Force Trend and Risk Report, the U.S. Accounts for 50% of the world’s data breaches with an average of 2 million attacks a week. Over 600 million records have been stolen from 4,000 successful data breaches since 2005. After […]