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Is hacked email now a liability for businesses?


Friday, September 30, 2016

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Kelly Cunningham, National University System

NO: Email is just another form of communication that can significantly facilitate business operations. Problems may arise in how it is distributed or retained, just as with any other form of communication. Email creates a record that is subject to being hacked or falling into fraudulent, adversarial uses. Postal mail, phone, or other forms of communication are susceptible to being misused as well. Businesses obviously should carefully monitor how their private communications are delivered and secured.