PGP has a dreadful reputation for usability, be prepared for a significant
support burden if you take that route.
You could always try omitting details from the email but providing a link:
"You have 4 books due tomorrow, click here and login to see the details"
kind of thing. That in conjunction with a local techie checking your email
...let us be heard from red core to black sky
On Sat, Oct 29, 2016 at 12:15 PM, Jim Hart <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Depending on the client, the default security may be something other than
> PGP. Thunderbird comes to mind. I think it uses SSL. Gmail uses TLS. Yahoo!
> uses DKIM. Not that PGP can't be added as a plug-in or extension, sometimes
> (e.g. Thunderbird), but that may be beyond the capability (and willingness)
> of many people.
> I'd love to encrypt some of my email, but haven't been able to get
> agreement from even my most savvy acquaintances.
> Let us know how it goes if you decide to tackle it.
> James A. (Jim) Hart
> Board of Trustees
> Albert Church Brown Memorial Library
> China Village, Maine, USA
> On 10/28/2016 06:10 PM, Bigwood, David wrote:
>> I've been thinking about privacy lately. It seems to me much more email
>> should be encrypted. Many communications from the library might be personal
>> and potentially damaging. Email from the library showing overdues, or holds
>> might be sensitive. Would it be possible for our email systems to ask for a
>> public PGP key along with email and then use that whenever sending out
>> notices? Should my hospital, insurance company, bank, and so on be doing
>> the same? Just asking, maybe we could take the lead on privacy in this area.
>> David Bigwood
>> [log in to unmask]
>> Public PGP Key: http://pgp.mit.edu/pks/lookup?
>> Lunar and Planetary institute