TLS: is the Google mail padlock hurting your email marketing?

What is TLS and how is it going to affect my email marketing or why has Google put a big broken padlock next to my email? These are questions on many a marketers lips right now, well the second one is, the first one is only ever asked after the first one has been answered! Google have adopted TLS (Transport Layer Security) as their encryption software, so what is it? TLS is a cryptographic protocol designed to provide communication security over the internet. Got that? Great let’s move on! Seriously, TLS is designed to stop your email being read in transit and being hacked. The outgoing mail server, in our case a power MTA, encrypts your marketing email and sends…