Make GDPR Compliance easy for Email with Mithi SkyConnect

Make GDPR Compliance easy for Email with Mithi SkyConnect

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) in effect May 25, 2018 aims to give more rights to EU residents with regards to how their personal information is being collected, stored and used. EU residents now have the right to request the organisations to stop using, return or delete their personal data.

How GDPR affects Email

With email being the primary source for communication for businesses, it is an essential first step to find ways to make sure that the information contained within these emails is protected to comply with the new GDPR laws.

By their very nature emails contain a high level of personal … Read the rest

Strong Technical Security Controls are necessary but not sufficient to prevent email fraud

Strong Technical Security Controls are necessary but not sufficient to prevent email fraud

Email frauds have been on the rise since the early 90’s. The first phishing attack recorded was carried out by a group of hackers that called themselves the warez community. The group created an algorithm that allowed them to generate random credit card numbers to open AOL accounts. Those accounts were then used to spam others in AOL’s community.

Since then, the explosion of the internet has not only helped connect people all over the world but has also left business and organizations open to attacks. According to Symantec’s 2018 Internet Security Threats Report, “Spear-phishing emails emerged as by far the most widely Read the rest

Mithi SkyConnect Privacy Policy update in line with GDPR

Keeping in line with the recent General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the EU Legislation, we have updated our Privacy Policy. Read more here.

At Mithi we are committed to protecting your privacy. Nothing has changed in terms of our service to you, instead we use this new data protection regulation as a way to improve on our privacy policy, making it more transparent for you.

You can view our updated privacy policy here.

This policy is already in effect as preparation for the enforcement of GDPR on 25th May 2018.… Read the rest

Update to Mithi SkyConnect’s Terms of Service

We have updated our Terms of Service as of 14th May 2018. Anytime we make a change, we hope to make it easier for you – our customers – to understand the changes and how you can take advantage of the changes made.

We always look at ways to serve you better. After having spoken to our customers, we have updated the Support Section of the Terms of Service. This update includes the addition of the following sections:

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The 2018 Product Roadmap – A more secure and productive collaboration environment for your teams

Last year was extremely hyperactive for us with several improvements to our suite of products, which included the creation of a more secure SkyConnect (Email & Team Communication Solution) environment resulting in zero ransomware infections via email for our customers in 2017.

Join this upcoming webinar, where speakers from our team will present the upcoming improvements and also demonstrate, live, the applications scheduled for release soon. We would love to hear your feedback and suggestions, to help us fine tune and refine the offering.

We look forward to having you with us.

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Mithi SkyConnect supports TLS 1.2 as per PCI security standards council mandate

As part of our effort to provide you with the most secure data store on the cloud and the highest level of security while consuming Mithi SkyConnect, our teams are focused on continually enhancing the security of our platform.

We’ve engineered Mithi SkyConnect to comply with the PCI Security Standards Council mandate that requires the deprecation of TLS versions 1.0, recommends the deprecation of TLS 1.1 and requires Internet facing services to use TLS 1.2 for encrypting the transmission channels on all protocols.

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Why Is It Safe For Government Bodies To Keep Data On The Cloud?

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Technology Paradigms in Public Service

The government is not only the biggest data creator, but the largest consumer and aggregator as well. Central and State governments have large amounts of data in the form of user records, public policies, schemes. Thus it becomes critically important that the government has a strong and robust IT backbone to undergo a smooth transformation in its form and deliver all the services on demand. Information and Communication Technology increases productivity and efficiency while making the government machinery accountable, transparent and people friendly. The Digital India program initiated by the government is targeted precisely at meeting these objectives.… Read the rest

Top Cloud Benefits: 7 Reasons Government Agencies Must Switch to The Cloud

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Today, government entities must meet the foundational demands of a large and complex populace – housing, healthcare, core administration, business services, and infrastructure development. And it all begins with a transformative government framework at both local and national levels. For instance, the Digital India initiative is part of a larger schematic, focused on a tech-empowered mechanism, pushing the government towards better service delivery to citizens. The objective being to digitize all popular citizen functions that need round-the-clock, and easy accessibility. This has several arms – consolidating fragmented IT infrastructure via cloud architecture, is one of the top priorities.

Laying the Brickwork – Initial Strides

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How Cloud Email delivers security, reliability, and speed to Indian Oil Corporation’s critical tendering process

The Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas has permitted IndianOil to charter ships for its own oil import. To charter a ship, IOCL uses a tendering process driven by email. The process deals with extremely high-value transactions and is very sensitive to Reliable and ON TIME delivery of email (since a lot of tender submissions happen in the last few minutes before closing time).

Any delay in receiving email or loss of email could mean a loss of huge sums of money, besides the loss of face for

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Fix these Top 5 Cyber security threats to make the Digital Space Safer in 2018

Fix these Top 5 Cyber security threats to make the Digital Space Safer in 2018

The state of cyber security – and the writing on the wall

The 2016 Democratic National Committee email leak was a fundamental shift – a game-changer, wreaking havoc across the US political landscape, reminding people of the criticality of data stored in our inboxes and the large-scale impact of a possible breach.

For organizations, businesses, and individuals using email for high-value conversations/transactions, email security has never been so important.

Interestingly, intrinsic human curiosity remains a crippling factor. A study asked participants if they were aware of mails eliciting personal data; 78% said YES. Yet 45% clicked the mock spam message presented, while a … Read the rest

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