RISK of Allowing automatically forwarding

Outlook allows users to set up rules to auto-forward emails to any valid SMTP email address. Allowing auto-forwarding to external reciepents compromises the protection of sensitive information including intellectual property. While it is convenience to have all your e-mails in one place – Forwarding company e-mail for example to a personal webmail account is huge security risk and increases the potential for data leakage. 

 

• Convenience is compromising security

• Hard to track who has auto-forwarding setup 

 

 

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