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Sane Password Management

Do you have trouble remembering your passwords? Struggle to create a secure, new password when you have to sign-up at yet another new website? Get frustrated trying to correctly type secure passwords on your smartphone too? Follow along as I explain password security best practices for the non-mathematicians of the world. While online security has […]

Best Practices for Zimbra Email Security

Email contains our most valuable data, yet we often show little concern for its security and protection. Password strength and security are the most substantial components of basic data security. Strong passwords—or even better, strong passphrases—help protect the sensitive data contained inside your business user mailboxes. Because so many password-recovery systems use email, accessing company […]

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Gag Me with an Order

Sharp eyed monitors of our transparency page may have noticed XMission stepping back in time to log a U.S. Department of Justice warrant from February. This warrant carried a six-month gag order. When I received it, I respected the gag order and simply made a note in my personal calendar as to when I could […]

6 steps to Zimbra two-factor authentication with YubiKey

We are proud to announce that XMission Zimbra Email and Collaboration now features two-factor authentication (2FA). Two-factor authentication is a technology that provides identification of users utilizing two different components. Typically something that you know (like a password, UserID, etc) and something you have (a smartphone, USB-key, etc.). Using 2FA protects you against phishing and other sophisticated attacks. In this […]

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Resellers, ISPs, and BSPs Love White Label Zimbra Infrastructure with XMission

As a reseller or BSP, you need to provide a customized email solution for your clients but don’t want the hassle, expense, and technical burden of running your own mail servers. Or perhaps you are simply tired of managing your existing email infrastructure and need out? The solution is simple. Satisfy the needs of your […]

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Reduce Risk and Increase Revenue with a HIPAA Compliant Data Center

While everyone has a basic understanding about HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), few know why it might matter for their business. Even if you don’t currently have any customers with HIPAA requirements, what are you going to do when you have such an opportunity? With the recently expanded requirements from the new omnibus […]

Improve sales and retention in 2 steps with “Send Later” in Zimbra

Recently, a company owner that uses our hosted Zimbra service asked me about tools her teams could use to improve sales and manage customer relationships more efficiently. After a few minutes of talking we realized that what she really needed was a way to follow up on sales and service messaging that would be quick, simple to use, […]

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Announcing secrets.xmission.com – A Self Destructing Encrypted Notes Service

Today, XMission launched https://secrets.xmission.com, our new free, publicly available service to fight off Big Brother, snooping individuals, hackers, and adversaries. Background Off and on for a few years, I had been toying with the idea that I wanted the general public to have access to 100% transparent encryption, repudiation, and deniable plausibility. I am a […]

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OpenWest 2014 is almost here (and sold out)! May 8-10 in Orem

Over 1,000 open source enthusiasts gather in Orem this week for the 7th annual OpenWest Conference. The fun begins on Thursday, May 8 at 9 a.m. at the UVU Science Building. The conference extends through Saturday, May 10. This event has sold out. XMission has sponsored the conference for many years (this year, we’re Platinum!). […]

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See how a simple “+” brings unlimited flexibility to your XMission email.

Today’s email tip will help you make better use of your XMission email with an amazingly easy to use feature called “suffix support” and it works with traditional @xmission.com or our Zimbra hosted email accounts. One email to rule them all Suffix support gives you the power of multiple email addresses, allowing you to easily identify […]

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