The latest communication trends avoid email altogether and rely on instant messengers like ‘WhatsApp’, ‘Telegram’, ‘Facebook Messenger’ or ‘Snapchat’. In few seconds, you can send information or documents around the globe. Providers like WhatsApp may advertise their end-to-end encryption; however, none offer total security. Generally, it is dangerous to share confidential information using messengers. Some other text messaging applications offer a more secure end-to-end encryption, like ‘Signal’, ‘Telegram’ or ‘Wire’, which work for both iOS and Android.
Jason Reich, Director of Global Security at BuzzFeed, explained us how he selects the best messaging tool in this interview: