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Is SSL a safe and effective encrytion device for protecting e-mail whilst on route?

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Is sending send e-mail using SSL  a safe and effective system of encryption ? Is the mail able to be read on route?  Regards, Seb Pullar
asked Jun 15, 2016 in Email by seb (120 points)

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While SSL is effective in protecting communications to and from a mail server, you are also encouraged to encrypt your email using an S/MIME enabled x.509 certificate, or a software based encryption scheme like PGP or GnuGP.
answered Jan 11, 2017 by TomZ. (1,090 points)

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