👍 #896 - How Secure Is Email?
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Email, that is.
I had someone ask me why, after all this time, there isn'a a common, ubiquitous secure email solution. There are many, and that's part of the problem. They tend to be convoluted, and/or incompatible with one another.
So, yes, it's important to realize that email was never really designed to be a secure form of communication -- security is more of an afterthought.How Secure Is Email? has the story.
Also this week: Windows Startup: what's needed? Hibernating all the time. How to run a full scan with Defender.
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Life happened. We took a week off.
How Secure Is Email?
It was designed in simpler times.
Email is ubiquitous and convenient, yet surprisingly, not particularly secure. I'll look at why that is and when you should worry.
Also This Week on Ask Leo!
What Windows Startup Programs Do I Need?
|Windows startup is a complex process further complicated by the number of programs that add themselves to the list. Paring it down takes work.|
Is it Safe to Use Hibernate All the Time?
|Hibernate is a convenient way to turn off a machine without shutting down all applications for a quicker restart later.|
How Do I Run a Full Scan Using Windows Defender?
|A full scan scans things a more common "quick scan" bypasses. Here's how to run one using Windows Security.|
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How Do I Run a Full Scan Using Windows Defender?A full scan scans things a more common "quick scan" bypasses. Here's how to run one using Windows Security.
Is it Safe to Use Hibernate All the Time?Hibernate is a convenient way to turn off a machine without shutting down all applications for a quicker restart later. But is it safe to use?
How Secure Is Email?Email is ubiquitous and convenient, yet surprisingly, not secure. I'll look at how and why that is and when you should worry.
What Windows Startup Programs Do I Need?Windows startup is a complex process further complicated by the number of programs that add themselves to the list. Paring it down takes work.
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