Type: Individual Project
Unit: Internet and Web Security
Due Date: Tue,12/18/18
Grading Type: Numeric
Points Possible: 100
Deliverable Length: 2–3 Pages
Click here to refer to the instructions for the Unit 2 Lab tasks.
One of the concerns for the network project is ensuring secure e-mail and any documents sent through e-mail. Prepare a paper that explains how e-mail messages can be securely sent. The paper should include the features of secure e-mail and how secure e-mail works. Include a discussion of vulnerabilities involved in e-mail and how they can be countered. The paper should include the following:
- The 4 main features of secure e-mail
- Discussion of the 5-step process for handling secure e-mail with PGP and S/MIME
- Discussion of the vulnerabilities of e-mail
- Discussion of countermeasures that address the vulnerabilities
Be sure to document your references using APA format.
More specific tutorials to assist with a more comprehensive view of email security can be viewed at https://ittutorials.net/network/email-security/.