What is Email Encryption?

Email encryption is a process used to encode (or encrypt) email messages so that they cannot be easily intercepted and read while transmitting. Once the email has been received by the designated recipient, it is then decrypted so that it can be easily read. Email encryption processes may or may not include authentication processes. This is a primary method of protecting sensitive information transmitted via email, which is considered a vulnerable communications method.

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