Securing Email Applications from Various Cyber Issues
Information security and integrity are becoming more important as the authors use email for personal communication and business. As it is excessively used it is highly prone to cyber attacks, threats and malwares. The most common of these are masquerading, modification, and Phishing attacks. In order to provide security against these, many tools have been proposed such as Privacy Enhancement Mail (PEM), Pretty Good Privacy (PGP). Although these tools provide security features like data integrity, non-repudiation and encryption but somewhere fails to provide higher level of authentication and confidentiality.