How we send sensitive or confidential information by email externally
We have introduced a more secure way to send personal or commercially sensitive information by email.
As a Council, we must comply with data protection regulations and make sure that when we share personal or commercially sensitive information, it is done so securely. Failure to do so can result in large fines and damage to our reputation.
If you receive an email that has been classified by us as personal or commercially sensitive you will now need to access it using Egress Switch.
Please note: While you do not have to download any third party software to access the secure information that we send you, if you regularly receive sensitive email from us we suggest that you do. Downloading the software will mean that you only have to login to Egress once rather than every time you receive an encrypted email.
The fully integrated applications are free to download and easy to install and use, allowing you to start securing information immediately. Please visit www.egress.com/downloads to find out more.
Example of Egress Switch email
Egress Switch Government FAQs
Sending Egress documents from an iPad
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