Email Security & Encryption

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The Risk

As a critical means of business communication, email offers the ability to instantly share information both within the organization as well as outside. While it is undeniably a valuable, easy-to-use, productive, communication tool, it is also a major security challenge as organizations are faced with the possibility of email-born viruses/ malware/ trojans, proliferation of inappropriate/ sensitive content, phishing attacks, spam and identity theft.

The exchange of confidential financial and personal information via email, organizational email security and privacy policy requirements, as well as applicable compliance requirements, all demand that organizations employ effective email security and encryption solutions, which will ensure the security and privacy of organizational email communications and will facilitate monitoring and auditing.

Although a necessary control measure, development of employee knowledge and education on email security and privacy does not by itself present a sufficient defense against this risk. Thus, securing and protecting your organization against email attacks should be an indispensable part of your organization’s information security strategy.

Protecting your Organization

Odyssey addresses your organization’s need to safeguard the productivity of your email communications while ensuring this does not present a risk to your sensitive information.  To achieve this goal, we begin with a comprehensive security audit and analysis that enables us to design and implement for you an email security infrastructure that is both effective and manageable.

Doing it right: Our Email Security Solutions’ Key Features and Benefits

Our Email Security and Encryption solutions are largely characterized by the following key features and benefits:

Key Features


Block emails containing viruses /malware/ trojans, inappropriate content, phishing attacks, spam and identity theft

Emails exchanged between colleagues and/or customers are free from malicious content thus increasing productivity and minimizing the risk imposed by such threats

Policy-based email encryption

Email exchange is transparently encrypted based on regulatory compliance and/ or corporate security policy requirements.

Recipients can view their encrypted email through the secure reader, an easy-to-use and customizable web-based interface

Easy integration with Data Loss Prevention technologies

Preventing confidential and sensitive information from leaving the organization

Centralized management, flexible policy creation and enforcement, actionable views, event monitoring and reporting

Minimizes compliance workload and reduces administrative costs.

Enables real time monitoring of suspected or actual attacks, generating contextual compliance reports and alerts.


Remaining Secure – Support tailored to your needs

We very well understand that to remain effective, a security deployment requires constant monitoring, fine-tuning, updating and maintenance.  These requirements may prove a burden your organization may not be poised to undertake.  We have, therefore, structured our post-deployment services so that you may have the level of support you need, in order to achieve maximum return on your investment, with the least of worries.

Our suite of post-deployment services range from simple Maintenance and Support, to full-fledged Managed Security & Outsourcing Services.

This solution comprises part of the “Design & Implement” phase of our Information Security Continuum (D&I).