On the heels of GDPR, Denmark’s Data Protection Agency announced that it will set even tighter rules for emails containing sensitive personal data. The agency has recommended the use of email encryption since 2008, but starting January 1, 2019, encryption will be a requirement for all emails that contain sensitive personal information.
It’s the first time a country has made email encryption mandatory—and another indicator that the protection of subscriber data and privacy can no longer be a second thought for email marketers.
Email marketing can be a finicky beast, with the industry landscape shifting without warning. The past year saw the launch of a new version of Apple’s mobile operating system (iOS 10), acquisitions by Verizon and Microsoft, and the introduction of new privacy regulations around the world—to name just a few of the issues impacting email marketers today. With the State of Email 2017 report, we give you the trends, innovations, and data you need to build successful email marketing programs in 2017.