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xvass Newcomer 16 posts since
Oct 15, 2013
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Oct 18, 2013 3:17 AM

Email encrypted attachments

Hi !


I would like to know why when i drag and drop an encrypted attachment into send mail window in outlook it decrypt the attachment .... can anybody tell me the reason of doing that  or it is a configuration parameter that i miss ?


thanks in advance !

  • keithdrone Apprentice 56 posts since
    Jan 28, 2013
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    1. Oct 18, 2013 3:06 PM (in response to xvass)
    Re: Email encrypted attachments

    Is it encrypted via an organizational key you input into DLP?   Such as EEEF, Adobe RM, etc?    That is the only way it should be decrypting it, is if the decryption key is provided for that purpose, if I understand your case correctly.

  • SafeBoot Group Leader 8,594 posts since
    Oct 28, 2008
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    3. Oct 19, 2013 10:25 AM (in response to xvass)
    Re: Email encrypted attachments

    Because dropping a file onto outlook is the same as opening it in another application - you are not copying or moving the file, you are opening it.


    You can make outlook.exe a bypass app in the policy, then outlook will never decrypt anything.

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