The question of email security touches upon many different aspects of your computer and email programs. Why? Unfortunately to be secure you need to keep a little bit of a look out from every port and doorway into your computer. We know this can be confusing so we've divided it up into several sections.
Email Security Issues
- Email Filtering
- Setting filters is rather straightforward. You just block out certain email or only accept certain email.
- Junk Mail
- This is the same thing as the junk-mail that comes to your
house. Anybody who gets your name can send you stuff and put you to the
'sales-test'. Some ways to avoid internet junk-mail are:
- Privacy (Encryption)
- The internet is no different than any other aspect of your life. Just because it is a new technology doesn't mean that everything you know about discretion should be thrown out the window. Much to the contrary. In fact a new tool to contend with is encryption.