[unisog] PGP and S/MIME

Michael Holstein michael.holstein at csuohio.edu
Thu Nov 3 13:54:09 GMT 2005

> I don't know of any educational organisation making wide spread use of
> encrypted email internally.  In fact the only person I know who works
> for an organisation that routinely encrypts email is my sister in law
> who works for our Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a Diplomat.

Encrypting it is the easy part. Key management and "circle of trust" 
issues are harder to manage.

Widespread use of encryption also negates any inline virus scanning.

Michael Holstein CISSP GCIA
Cleveland State University

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