Edinburgh fintech Origo is teaming up with a cyber safety specialist to supply its encrypted e-mail service at no cost through the coronavirus pandemic, as authorities warn companies and the general public of an rising risk from cyber criminals.
Monday, 30th March 2020, 4:53 pm
The capital agency’s Unipass Mailock safe e-mail platform – operated in partnership with English group Past Encryption – will probably be made out there to customers inside monetary advisors freed from cost for 2 months.
Origo stated the transfer will assist to guard the communications and knowledge of companies and their shoppers, as Unipass Mailock prevents e-mail hacking and permits the safe transmission of delicate private, monetary, medical or coverage data.
It comes as authorities are issuing warnings concerning the potential rise in instances of cybercrime as fraudsters reap the benefits of the disruption companies are experiencing to their regular working preparations, together with peoples’ fears across the Covid-19 disaster.
Anthony Rafferty, managing director of Origo, stated: “The risk (of cybercrime) has been heightened in these uncommon instances as monetary companies are adapting rapidly to an escalating scenario and plenty of companies are working in unfamiliar distant working preparations to make sure that they will proceed to service shoppers, and at probably the busiest time of 12 months.
“Origo and Past Encryption wish to assist help companies on this time of heightened danger.
“Our hope is that this motion will assist safeguard companies over the approaching months by enabling companies and their shoppers to securely and simply ship paperwork and emails, and with out having to endure the prices and delays of utilizing the put up.”