Stories, fears, and needs in secure email

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Elijah - LEAP <>

secure communications on the move

  • office desktop, safe place to use OpenPGP
  • but tavelling, laptop, mobile, not secure for private key
  • need for a 3rd party trusted solution
  • also need a means to secure secure communications to multiple recipients, some of whom may be unknown (e.g. HR, benefits, finance)
  • LEAP is partnering with Thought Works
  • costs and benefits of using PGP all the time: lots of spam (because spam filters have nothing to filter on) (assuming the spammers use PGP too), but lots of PGP spam means lots of encrypted mail flying around so your "real" encrypted mail wont draw attention to you.