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Secure communications

Electronic communications travel over large networks with many different parts. The scale and complexity of these networks, such as the Internet, mean there are potential security concerns when communicating electronically.

The primary concern with electronic communications is that it's possible for someone to intercept a message without the sender or recipient noticing. There are different ways this can be done, such as a “man-in-the-middle attack”, but this should not be a cause for alarm for Canadians provided due caution is observed.

In today's digital age, a large amount of personal information is shared electronically, by phone, email, text, and online. It is especially important to take steps against potential eavesdroppers. Using the following precautions can help:

Secure communications are important to protecting your business' and customer's privacy and security.


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