All incoming and outgoing files are systematically
scanned with Avira
anti-virus software, a leading professional anti-virus solution.
Avira updates automatically every day and allows optimal anti-virus
Fancy emails, usually produced in Rich Text format
or HTML, include code that may hide any kind of virus or malicious
program. Plain text is therefore favoured as a simple but efficient
preventive measure, although messages may look "drier".
Attached files should still be checked separatly for viruses.
You are also offered the option of exchanging emails
and documents with electronic signature and high-level encryption
with either PGP
the leading solutions in secure messaging. Some software such as
Acrobat include similar capabilities. I will readily
make use of electronic signature and encryption
upon your request in order to ensure your security.
My emails are normally S/MIME-signed ( -
icon in MS-Outlook) with a Thawte
certificate. This allows you to perform an identity check and insure
the message has not been tampered with. Just click on the icon to
check the sender's identity.
if you want to now more about signing and