This is part two of a two-part post addressing ten of the most common questions new clients ask about email.
6. When is it not okay to delete emails?
On the other hand, if you suspect that a lawsuit could result over something that was discussed in an email, then you have an absolute duty to preserve the data. If you intentionally delete that email, in an attempt to “destroy the evidence,” you are likely to wind up in big trouble. And this applies regardless of whether your last name is Petraeus, Cheney, or Clinton.
7. Some people say email isn’t secure, that true?
Yes, it’s true. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t use email. It just means that certain kinds of data, or sensitive subject matter should not be send using email (unless it’s encrypted, of course). (This is just a very simplified, short answer to a very complicated issue, by the way.) Continue Reading