This work was supported by the Official Language Support Program of the Department of Canadian Heritage and the Bilingual Ottawa program of the Association Communautés Francophone d'Ottawa.

Tip #1

Email Safety Tips

Email can be a convenient tool for many of us, but as with any tool, we need to know how to use it safely. Use these #InternetIntelligence tips to make your email experience as safe as possible.

Tip #2

The Difference Between Webmail and Email Clients

There is no right or wrong email service to use. As long as you know the difference between email clients and webmail, you'll be able to better understand what features your chosen email provider offers.

Tip #3

How to Detect a Suspicious Email

It can be hard to tell the difference between a legitimate email and a fraudulent one. Remember these #InternetIntelligence tips the next time you're not sure if an email is legitimate.

Tip #4

App Spotlight: Mozilla Thunderbird

Zimbra is a good Webmail option, but if you're looking for a trusted email client consider Mozilla Thunderbird.

Whether it’s a shipping receipt, bank statement, or photos from family, emails contain a lot of personal info. Keep your data safe from Internet creeps with this #InternetIntelligence approved app — Mozilla Thunderbird is free for download on Windows, MacOS, and Linux.

This app recommendation is not sponsored content. We will not receive any compensation for this post.

Tip #5

App Spotlight: NCF Email Aliases

This #InternetIntelligence spotlight is one of our very own: NCF Disposable Email Aliases. These are useful if you need to provide an email address to a person or organization, but don’t want to give yours out.

For instructions on creating and managing your disposable email aliases, login to the NCF StartPage, and select "Disposable Email Addresses" under the "Email" section.