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How to Send a Secure E-mail

Watch more Email, Instant, and Text Messaging videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to send a secure e-mail using Microsoft Outlook and these steps. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Download a Digital ID Download a Digital ID for Outlook. It certifies to recipients that outgoing messages are unaltered and really came from you. Tip A Digital ID consists of a private key stored on your computer and a public key sent to your recipients. Step 2: Back up your Digital ID Back up your Digital ID on a USB or other portable drive. If your ID is lost in a hard drive crash, you won't be able to send or receive new encrypted messages. Tip You can import your Digital ID if you want to read encrypted messages on other computers. Step 3: Compose an Outlook message Compose an Outlook email message. Click the "yellow envelope with a red spot" icon. This sends the Digital ID and message privately to the recipient. Step 4: Encrypt email text Click the "yellow envelope with a blue lock" icon to encrypt e-mail text and attachments, a double-protection process separate from Digital ID-ing. Did You Know? During World War II, the Marine Corps used an unbreakable secret communications code based on the Navajo Indian language.
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