As far as data security is concerned, regular e-mail is like a postcard, because non-encrypted e-mail travels in the Internet via a number of servers and routers as plain text. Even though the sender and the recipient were located in the same country, it is possible that e-mail travels via one or several other countries.
The espionage of data communications is a common phenomenon in today's world: besides governments of various states, it is also practiced by parties pursuing economic benefit, such as criminals and professionals of industrial espionage.
The encryption of Securedmail is based on the same SSL encryption used by banks to secure the data communications of their Internet services. Securedmail has been granted a patent (FI 116815), and its technical data security has been granted the best possible grades from an independent auditor.