Instant messaging, texting, and tweeting are all the rage, yet email still dominates the communication landscape—at home, but especially in business. Unfortunately, many people, even IT pros, still ignore the basics of email security. In this video, I'll go over five basic email safety tips that everyone should follow.
For those of you who prefer text to video, you can click the Transcript link that appears below the video player window or you can also read Chad Perrin's article, "10 essential e-mail security measures," on which this video is based. Check out these articles and downloads for more email security tips:
- Basic e-mail security tips
- More e-mail security tips
- E-mail security policies
- E-mail security shouldn't be this tough
- Why e-mail security means more than installing antivirus software
Sign up to receive the latest IT Dojo lessons through one or more of the following methods:
Bill Detwiler has nothing to disclose. He doesn't hold investments in the technology companies he covers.
Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.