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.

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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 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.

Read more about it here.

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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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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

SkyConnect’s Transition to the Cloud – Simplifies Mail Service Management for you

(A slightly different variation of this article has also appeared on BW CIOWorld’s February 2017 edition.)

Mithi’s journey to the Cloud
Collaboration software development and innovation today is moving along at an intense pace. A recent research by G2 Crowd, the world’s leading business software review platform, illustrates that the boom in corporate adoption shows no sign of slowing down in the near future. It found that more than half of all the companies have already implemented team collaboration solutions of one kind or another, and 31 percent plan to adopt one in the next two years.

Mithi Software Technologies, distinguishes itself as a … Read the rest

How does a cloud email platform guarantee mail deliverability?

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Its a question often asked by some of our In premise customers or prospective buyers, when they consider moving to our cloud email platform. The presence of this question indicates that they are facing mail delivery/loss issues on their current platform.

Stated simply, our cloud email platform, Mithi SkyConnect is enterprise carrier grade, maintained 24/7 using industry best practices, regularly upgraded and patched and uses the best of breed components anywhere in the world. This cannot be said, with confidence, of most in premise systems, which are mostly bare metal, do not adhere to the best practice guidelines to deploy an enterprise grade email

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Cloud Email Vs On-Premise Setup: A Step-by-step Cost Benefit Analysis

Making a choice between on-premise email solution and a cloud email solution? 

Look no further. This comprehensive document highlights the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for a business having 7,500 mailboxes (as a sample) evaluating the two popular email options.

Cloud setups by their very nature follow the Opex model of costing. On-premise setups are typically a combination of Capex and Opex costs. For on-premise setups, there is a fixed upfront cost to purchase equipment, servers, storage etc and then an ongoing Opex cost to maintain and run this setup.

To make an apple to apple comparison between a Capex intensive on premise setup

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5 Reasons Why SMEs (Small-to-Medium Enterprises) Should Migrate To Cloud-based Services

According to Parallels SMB (Small and Medium Businesses) Cloud Insights for Global Markets 2016™, the market for Cloud services is expected to grow to $125 billion by 2016. 67% of the share will be of business applications and Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) providers.

Intended Audience for this post:

  • If you are a Startup, this post can help you understand and leverage the core benefits of cloud services.
  • If you are an existing SME, and wondering how cloud services could be of use to you, read on.
  • If you are a large company, and wondering how you can introduce cloud into your organisation, you may find
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