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Email security best practices your team should be following right now

December 13th, 2018 in Security

The single biggest threat to your business’s online security is malicious emails. As owners and managers, it’s up to you to require email security best practices among your employees and institute a security-minded culture within your organization.   Contrary to popular myth, the most effective hacking techniques require almost no technical skill. A hacker only …

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Australia’s vague anti-encryption law sets a dangerous new precedent

December 7th, 2018 in Articles & News, Encryption

On Thursday, the Australian government and its Labor partners rammed a shockingly invasive anti-encryption law through Parliament, over the objections of experts, businesses, and civil rights groups. The Assistance and Access (A&A) law requires tech companies to help law enforcement agencies break into individuals’ encrypted data. Using secret warrants, the government can even compel a …

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A complete guide to Internet privacy

December 6th, 2018 in Privacy, Security

Not everyone needs the same level of Internet privacy. This guide will help you determine your threat model and take steps to achieve online privacy that meets your needs. Total Internet privacy is impossible, and any service that claims to offer it is lying. But anyone can increase their Internet privacy by adjusting their online …

2018 Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale: Get up to 50% off with two-year plans!

November 23rd, 2018 in Articles & News

ProtonMail goes on sale just once a year, and this year we are offering our biggest ever discount. Both new users and existing users can get up to 50% off on paid plans from Nov. 23 until Nov. 30. Our Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale is the only time of the year we offer discounted ProtonMail …

Introducing Contact Groups, an easy way to reach more people in ProtonMail

November 20th, 2018 in Articles & News

ProtonMail’s new Contact Groups feature makes it simple to organize your contacts and send emails to dozens of contacts at once. Ever coordinated a social event, a parents group, or a team of colleagues at work? For those moments when you want everyone on the same page, you want a feature like Contact Groups to …

Privacy vs. security: Why the widespread use of encryption is essential to national security

November 2nd, 2018 in Privacy, Security

Law enforcement officials continue to lobby against encryption, saying it makes catching criminals and preventing terrorism more difficult. But they’re getting the ‘privacy vs. security’ debate fundamentally wrong. Here’s why. Four years ago, the Pew Research Center, a US think tank, asked hundreds of cybersecurity experts to weigh in on a simple question: “By 2025, …

ProtonMail’s world-class reliability is now backed by a 99.95% service level agreement (SLA)

October 18th, 2018 in Security

From the very beginning, we have put a strong engineering emphasis on system reliability and availability. Today we are announcing a service level agreement (SLA) that puts our promise to business users in writing: 99.95% uptime or better. Since we first opened to the public in 2014, ProtonMail has grown at an accelerating pace and …

How to protect your children’s privacy online

October 4th, 2018 in Uncategorized

Tech companies are scooping up your children’s data before they are old enough to give informed consent. As a parent, you can help protect your children’s privacy online by using the right services and updating the settings on their devices. If your child is old enough to have a smartphone, then there’s a good chance …

The benefits of using encrypted email for HIPAA compliance

September 27th, 2018 in Security

HIPAA compliance for email means protecting your patients, securing your data against hacks, and preserving their records for years. An encrypted email solution makes it easy to comply with privacy laws without sacrificing convenience. Organizations operating in the healthcare industry are continuously under pressure to use resources as efficiently as possible. They must provide innovation …

How to protect your phone or computer when crossing borders

September 20th, 2018 in Privacy

Border agents have broad powers to search people crossing borders, including their phones and laptops.But there are ways to protect your data when crossing international borders if you understand the technology and the law. Crossing an international border is often a stressful experience. It becomes all the more stressful if you are pulled aside for …

On our four-year anniversary, a look into the future of ProtonMail

September 13th, 2018 in Articles & News

Four years ago, over 10,000 people contributed to our crowdfunding campaign and jumpstarted our mission to create a more secure and private Internet for all. The job is far from done. Today, we reflect on what we’ve accomplished together so far and where we are going next. In the summer of 2014, we shared our …

Now you can quickly report phishing scams to ProtonMail

September 11th, 2018 in Security

We have launched a new Report Phishing feature in order to improve the security of the entire ProtonMail community. Now with the click of a button, you can send phishing scams straight to our team and help make the ProtonMail community safer. Phishing scams are among the most effective kinds of online attacks. Cyber criminals …

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