Best moments from [11-19-21] “Hacking Email Security” – CISO Series Video Chat

Here is a quick five minute video full of our best moments from CISO Series Video Chat: “Hacking Email Security: An hour of critical thinking of alternative ways to protect messaging.”

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Best Bad Idea

Congrats to Dutch Schwartz, principal security specialist, AWS for winning this week’s Best Bad Idea.

Other honorable mentions go to:

“Make it like Snapchat where emails are automatically deleted after a 10-second viewing.” – Bryn Ossa, customer success manager, Elevate Security

“Type all emails on a typewriter and give to the administrative assistant to scan to PDF to send securely. Then have the assistant toss all the paper emails in the regular trash.” – Kim Kennedy, editor, evangelist, H4UNT3D Hacker

10 percent better

“Make use of the mechanisms SPF (Sender Policy Framework), DKIM (Domain Keys Identified Mail), DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication Reporting and Conformance). Include business by using BIMI (Brand Indicators for Message Identification) and VMC (Verified Mark Certificate).” – Roland Mueller, self-employed

“Eliminate the Reply All function for large distros. It should never be used anyway with > maybe 10-20 people.” – Larry Rosen, manager, security advisory, Avanade

“Open all external sender links and attachments in an isolated browser / document viewer.” – Andrew Winiarski, senior solutions engineer, Yubicon