Email Security & Encryption

Email security is fast becoming a priority for all businesses, as the threat of hackers, viruses spam, phishing and identity theft, as well as the need to secure business information, increases.

We recommend a multi-faceted regime combining security practices and policies with the latest security software and anti-SPAM / Virus solutions.

Many governing bodies now advised email encryption, especially those dealing with sensitive and or personal data, as with lawyers, accountants and financial services. We offer tried and trusted solutions working on military grade security, ensuring compliance and providing confidence.

If you take our email security and encryption service, you can be safe in the knowledge that we offer full telephone support together with competitive pricing. Contact us now to find out more.

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How Does it Work?

Email encryption is a way of protecting the information in your emails from being read by someone other than the intended recipient. It works by turning the text of your email into a secret code that can only be deciphered by the person you are sending the email to. This code makes it so that even if someone intercepts your email or gains access to your email account, they won’t be able to read the contents of your message without the code.

Which Encryption is Right For You?

Microsoft 365 Users

For businesses that use Microsoft 365, we offer Microsoft encryption that ensures your emails are seamlessly secured. Microsoft offer a range of encryption options to suit your business –

  • Azure RMS, including both IRM capabilities and Microsoft Purview Message Encryption
  • S/MIME
  • TLS
  • Encryption of data at rest (through BitLocker)

To find out more get in touch.

Other Users

For other users, we offer Vipre email encryption services, they also offer easy and seamless encryption of your emails to ensure that no data can be compromised when being sent via email.

With full control over how your emails are secured, with their custom rules or use our pre-configured policies chosen by you. With no additional steps needed by the sender.

It is easy to receive emails too, decrypted emails are easily accessed through a safe, secure web portal, allowing anyone to encrypt emails.

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Our services represent over 25 years of accumulated knowledge and experience of what serves our customers’ needs best. Whether you need a one-stop-shop to encompass all your IT requirements under one roof, or a one-off project or service to complement your existing IT team, you can be confident Genmar will provide the best solution. We are also Microsoft Partners, allowing us access to discounted rates on Microsoft products and access to quicker support and professional training.

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Why do I need email encryption?
Email encryption can be essential if you’re sending sensitive or confidential information, such as financial data, personal health information, or trade secrets. Email encryption ensures that your information is kept private and that only the intended recipient can read it.

How does email encryption work?
Email encryption uses an algorithm to scramble the contents of an email message. The intended recipient has a key that can unscramble the message and read its contents. Without the key, the message appears as a random sequence of characters.

What are the different types of email encryption?
There are two main types of email encryption: symmetric encryption and asymmetric encryption. Symmetric encryption uses a single key that is shared between the sender and recipient. Asymmetric encryption uses two keys, one private and one public, to encrypt and decrypt messages.

Can I still use my regular email client with encryption?
Yes, you can use your regular email client with encryption, but you will need to use an email service that offers encryption services or install encryption software.

Is email encryption secure?
Email encryption is a secure way to send sensitive information, but it’s important to use a reputable encryption service or software and to take steps to protect your encryption key. Also, note that email encryption only secures the contents of the email, not the metadata (e.g., sender and recipient information), which can still be visible.