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 […]

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 […]

Comprehensive Data Security Solutions

16.03.2015 | Blog

Spam, hacking, viruses and other malicious activity all make it difficult for businesses to operate efficiently and profitably. Time that employees have to spend deleting spam and recovering from viruses could be spent on fostering organizational excellence. Some companies choose to install a variety of spam blockers and desktop programs for dealing with unwanted content. […]

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 […]

How Can You Send Emails Securely Nowadays?

By now, you should be used to the fact that someone other than your intended recipient can read your emails at will. No, this isn’t a conspiracy theory or paranoia, U.S. government programs like the NSA’s PRISM are well-documented for their ability to indiscriminately gather massive amounts of information. The fact that the majority of […]

gpg4o 3.4 Beta 1 available

It has been a long and intense development work with lots of quality assurance. Yet here we go: gpg4o 3.4 Beta 1 is available. We emphasized on better integration of gpg4o in enterprise environments, optimized user experience again to make email encryption even easier to use. In addition, compatibility to other OpenPGP based implementations has […]