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How to use confidential mode in Gmail to protect sensitive information

ZDNet: “Gmail is used by millions of people around the globe. As of July, 28.13% of people use Gmail as their primary email client. I count myself in that number (only Gmail is far from being the only account I use) and actually depend on Gmail for work-related communication. Regularly, I have to send sensitive information to others. Although I’d rather take advantage of GPG encryption found in the likes of Thunderbird, I don’t always have that option… especially when using Gmail.  However, a few years back Google did add a nice feature to Gmail called Confidential Mode that helps protect sensitive information from authorized access. With Confidential Mode, you can set an expiration date and a password for messages and even revoke access any time you choose. And when a recipient receives a confidential message, they cannot forward, copy, print, or download the message. The one caveat to Confidential Mode is that there’s no way of stopping users from taking screenshots of those confidential emails and then sending those images to other people. So, it’s not perfect, but it is a step in the right direction. How do you use Confidential Mode? Let me show you…”

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