Email’s 50th anniversary: Email is dead? Long live email!

While the use of email as we know it today has really taken off in the last 25 years or so, its underlying technology has been around for much longer. Email will turn 50 years old this year. Most remarkable, perhaps, is the fact that not only does it still work extremely well, but in fact email is the most popular tool for business communication by far. And this is unlikely to change anytime, soon.

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Can today’s encryption withstand quantum computers?

The technology of quantum computing offers many new and unprecedented possibilities for what technology is capable of doing. While ‘regular’ digital computers eventually run into problems posed by the laws of physics, quantum computers work differently and possess far superior computing powers. As a result, there are considerable implications for security regarding encryption and decryption of data.

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New update – Cryptshare Server with free Java 11 variant and simplified download section

On 25 February, Cryptshare Server Update v4.2.0 was released, including many new feature changes as well as various performance improvements and bugfixes. The runtime environment was upgraded from Java 9 to Java 11. Although Oracle now charges for its Runtime Environment, there will be no additional costs for Cryptshare customers.

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Cryptshare.express now available in the Netherlands

After the successful launch of Cryptshare.express in Germany, befine Solutions AG has now introduced its SaaS solution in the Netherlands. With this cloud service Cryptshare.express, secure and compliant e-mail is now easily and immediately accessible to smaller enterprises with up to 25 employees in just a few clicks!

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Cryptshare at RSA 2019

The RSA Conference in San Francisco is the world’s leading IT security event. It offers a platform for the fruitful exchange of ideas and presents the latest innovations in the industry. RSA 2019 also features leading experts in the field of cybersecurity who bring valuable insights as keynote speakers. From 4 March to 8 March, befine Solutions AG will join the event and present “IT security made in Germany” for the second year. The focus this year will be on Cryptshare QUICK Technology, which will be released in the coming weeks, and on Cryptshare.express, our cloud-based SaaS solution for enterprises with up to 25 employees needing to secure e-mail and files in transit.

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Collections #1-5: An Assessment

The year 2019 has just started but already there has been major news of IT security breaches that have made headlines: Collection #1 and Collections #2-5 that followed shortly thereafter. They showed once again how much e-mail is targeted by hackers and cybercriminals and how important it is to take e-mail security seriously to protect yourself and especially your data from attacks.

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Secure e-mail communication for all in just a few seconds with the launch of Cryptshare.express

Exciting news from befine Solutions AG. With the launch of Cryptshare.express, there is now an immediately accessible and convenient solution for securing e-mail communication and fulfilling central GDPR requirements for smaller businesses with up to 25 users. With Cryptshare.express, the transfer of sensitive information is no longer a barrier and access is immediate now that signing on and set up only take a few seconds, then you are good to go!

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Top 3 data and security breaches to avoid in 2019

In the past year, many hacking attempts were detected worldwide, and many of them were successful. Data security is becoming more and more important in an increasingly digital world. However, all too often it is still very easy for cybercriminals to pursue their illegal activities, even though many flaws in IT security could be prevented rather easily.

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Password transfer options broadened with Cryptshare’s new SMS gateway feature for Office 365

Cryptshare users can now transfer passwords to their recipients in a new and very easy, quick convenient way via SMS message – from within their familiar Office 365 work environment.

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Outlook on IT security in 2019 and beyond

IT Security Association Germany, which befine Solutions AG has been a part of for several years, hosted their TeleTrusT member conference in Berlin 29-30 November. The event was centred around IT security and featured lectures from the world of politics and business. Afterwards delegates came away not only with interesting assessments for current developments, but also with exciting outlooks on the future.

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