18th July 2011 - Transferring Your Data Securely
Your data is possibly one of your most valued assets. You can be confident that Mailbird takes the matter of data security extremely seriously, and whilst your data is in our care, we adhere strictly to The Data Protection Act. When data is sent to us, it is the actual email journey the file takes which could compromise its security..
Most people use email to send data and files, but did you know that your emails travel through many different servers before they reach us? This creates various risk points where your data is unsecured.
At the very least, we would encourage you to password protect all data that you send us. In addition to this we would like to encourage you to take advantage of our secure FTP facility.
As a valued client, we can set you up with a dedicated space on our FTP site that only you and us have access to. You can use this to send us data, documents, and artwork. The system is provided by a reputable company and offers 128bit encryption for all transfers. There is also no software to install. Upon uploading of files we will be notified automatically that they are ready for download; so they can be acted upon promptly.
Please do take advantage of this more secure method of transferring data. If you would like further information, or would like us to set you up with your own secure FTP area, please don't hesitate to contact us. Also, please also feel free to subscribe to our e-newsletters, which will keep you updated on the latest developments within the industry.