How to encrypt sensitive information emails in Outlook

15/12/2023

Encrypt Sensitive Information Emails

Encrypt sensitive emails easily

Keep messages encrypted and inside the Microsoft 365 Personal.

When sensitive information needs to be shared, email encryption is vital, regardless of a business size. Encryption helps in securing data from unauthorized access or interception, ensuring confidentiality. Below are just a few reasons why encryption is necessary sometimes.

Privacy and Confidentiality: The discussion of proprietary information, financial details, or personal data. Encryption safeguards these communications, ensuring that only the intended recipient can access and decipher the content.

Compliance Requirements: Many industries have regulatory requirements mandating the protection of sensitive information. Encryption helps companies stay compliant with these regulations (such as HIPAA for healthcare or GDPR for personal data).

Security Against Cyber Threats: Remote work environments are more susceptible to cyber threats like phishing attacks or data breaches. Email encryption acts as an extra layer of defense, making it harder for cybercriminals to access sensitive information.

Quick tip guide

Secure emails when sending sensitive information in two simple clicks.

Step 1. In Outlook 365 Desktop simply pop your outlook message out into a window.

How to encrypt sensitive emails in outlook guide

Step 2. In the new window select Options / Encrypt.

How to encrypt sensitive emails in Outlook easily

Step 1. In Outlook 365 Web – Simply pop your Outlook message out into a window

How to encrypt sensitive emails in outlook guide

Step 2. In the new window select Menu Options / Encrypt.

How to encrypt sensitive emails in outlook guide

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Published On: December 15th, 2023 / Categories: Microsoft Solutions /