A security measure’s of little value if it’s not used. And for Wells Fargo, sending and receiving inadequately secured emails to business partners was becoming a potential security risk. So the bank deployed new email security that’s designed to be almost invisible to internal users and very low touch for external recipients, particularly parties that are exchanging sensitive business information, such as wholesale banking or treasury management clients.

“Our [employees], customers, and business partners can interact online in secure, simple manner,” said Steve Ellis, evp of the bank’s wholesale services group in a prepared statement on the new security rollout.

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