Re: Forcing encrypted e-mail

From: Benedikt Wildenhain (
Date: 04/12/02

Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2002 18:48:40 +0200
From: Benedikt Wildenhain <>

On Wed, Mar 27, 2002 at 08:01:25AM -0800, wrote:
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> Due to HIPAA regulations, certain sensitive information will have to be encrypted. Currently, we have users who want to e-mail sensitive information to vendors. The obvious solution seems to be PGP, but I cannot rely on end-users to remember to encrypt all of their messages. There is also the issue of vendors who receive some of this information not being very tech savvy.
> Is there some other solution (specific, please) which would guarantee that certain information is encrypted, without placing a level of trust on the vendor or our users? VPN is not an option and e-mail or web seems like the best delivery vehicle. Thanks.
You could use GEAM look for it at It is an
E-Mailserver encrypting all mail automatically. You could also use an
E-Mailclient which can be told to automatically select encryption for
mails (e.g. mutt ->

Benedikt Wildenhain
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