Re: Sending email securely
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2003 16:14:07 -0400
In order to secure your email, you are going to have to use encryption where
you have matching implementations at both the client and the server. I have
used PGP implementations in the past. The new version of Outlook will be
using Windows Rights Management, which you can dig into here:
There are certainly other encryption providers, these are just the two that
I am familiar with. The choice really depends on what your clients already
have or are willing to install in order to read email from you.
If your clients are unwilling or unable to install new software, you merely
need to think outside of the box. For example, you could email a link to an
https site, where you authenticate them and then enable them to view and
download your payload over an encrypted channel.
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"Michael" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I have a .net application that employs asp.net, vb.net
> and sql server. The application is secured at client
> sites through their firewall. We want to add
> functionality that will automatically trigger emails
> (potentially with report attachments) that are sent to
> people outside of the firewall. The data is extremely
> sensitive. What is the best/reccommended way to secure
> the email and any attachemnts. Articles sites etc. would
> be greatly appreciated.
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