August 25, 2022
4 steps to prevent your email from getting hackedRead more
You may think you’ll never be hacked, but every 39 seconds, there is a new attack somewhere on the internet. According to recent statistics, email is responsible for over 90% of all cyber threats. While this may sound alarming, changing just a few daily habits can significantly reduce the risks of your accounts being hacked.
February 15, 2022
5 tips to keeping your email privateRead more
Email was one of the first modes of online communication, and arguably, the most successful. Even with the introduction of other messaging applications such as WhatsApp or Signal, the number of global email users has continued to steadily increase. In 2020, there were four billion users, and this is expected to grow to 4.6 billion by 2025.
December 21, 2021
The Rise in Cybersecurity JobsRead more
It seems as though new cyberattacks are reported every week. Since the pandemic began and companies were forced to move online, network security has been a paramount concern of both businesses and governments. It makes perfect sense, then, that hiring cybersecurity professionals has been a global focus and demand for cybersecurity professionals continues to rise.
January 19, 2021
What is PGP Encryption? An inside look with Phil Zimmermann & Phil DunkelbergerRead more
PGP encryption is a critical security feature of StartMail’s email service – it scrambles the contents of your messages so that it can’t be read by anyone other than the sender and the intended recipient. And they really mean no one can read it, not even them! Though technologically complicated, they made it extremely user-friendly for StartMail users, ensuring that there are no obstacles to your email privacy.
October 26, 2020
Endpoint security working from homeRead more
With the rise of coronavirus cases, many companies have been forced to change their working scheme and adapt to a completely remote environment. For some, not much changed, but for others, the work-from-home situation was uncharted territory that introduced potential security traps. […]
August 27, 2020
How scammers get your private email address (and what you can do about it)Read more
Have you ever received a strange email and wondered how it got into your inbox?
You’re not alone. Spammers send over 14.5 billion spam emails a day – a total of 45% of all emails sent. You’ve likely […]
July 27, 2020
Protect your cryptocurrencies and all crypto-related communications with StartMailRead more
Did you know that since the inception of Bitcoin in 2009, billions of dollars worth of cryptocurrencies have been stolen? One of the main reasons? Email. Most cryptocurrency owners opt for using a provider, such as an exchange wallet, to secure their crypto rather than holding the crypto themselves, since that can be quite complex. […]
June 26, 2020
The Importance of Email EncryptionRead more
By Patrick W. Dunne – freelance writer for Digital Privacy News – follow him on LinkedIn or read his blog. Email can be one of the least secure platforms out there. Every day, people freely exchange private information without regard for who might see it, or whose hands it could end up in. You’re probably familiar with a […]
June 19, 2020
What is GDPR and how does it protect your online privacy?Read more
By Patrick W. Dunne – freelance writer for Digital Privacy News – follow him on LinkedIn or read his blog. In 2012, the European Commission sought to reform data privacy across the European Union (EU) and adapt to the technological age. After years of deliberation, the European Parliament published the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to replace outdated […]