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SMTP Strict Transport Security Standard Drafted for Email Security

Mar 24, 2016, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

Love it or hate it, email remains a must-have tool in the modern Internet, though email isn't always as secure as it should be. When users connect to email servers, those connections have the potential to be intercepted by attackers, so there is a need for standards, like the new SMTP Strict Transport Security (STS) standard, published March 18 as an Internet Engineering Task Force (IEFT) draft.

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