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  • Escrowed Encryption Standard (EES)

    The Escrowed Encryption Standard (EES) is a standard for encrypted communications that was approved by the U.S. Department of Commerce in 1994 and is better known by the name of an implementation called the Clipper chip. 

  • cipher

    A cipher (pronounced SAI-fuhr) is any method of encrypting text (concealing its readability and meaning). 

  • anonymous email

    Anonymous e-mail is e-mail that has been directed to a recipient through a third-party server that does not identify the originator of the message. 

  • Rijndael

    Rijndael (pronounced rain-dahl) is the algorithm that has been selected by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) as the candidate for the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES). 

  • ClamAV clamps down on e-mail security

    In this monthly Downloads column, contributing editor Scott Sidel examines Clam AntiVirus, an open source antivirus toolkit for Unix, specializing in email scanning on mail gateways. 

  • Companies plug FTP holes with secure FTP servers

    Some companies are investing in secure FTP suites to give employees and business partners the ability to transfer large files such as large documents, audio, video and photos. 

  • Is it possible to prevent email forwarding?

    For professionals who send sensitive information through email, it may be useful to prevent message forwarding. Not so fast, says Ed Skoudis. SearchSecurity.com's information security threat expert explains the limitations of SMTP and why you may wa... 

  • Microsoft claims success in spam battle with Sender ID

    Sender ID, a framework to verify the authenticity of email messages, is successful in blocking tens of millions of messages each day, Microsoft claims in a study it released today. 

  • Firm takes steps to address email management security risks

    Frank Chambers, director of security management at Constellation Energy explains how his firm manages email risk. 

  • GnuPG flaw could compromise signed messages

    A flaw in the GNU Privacy Guard cryptographic system allows an attacker to insert text into a GnuPG-signed message or completely replace the original text.