E-mail Security

Methods to ensure the safety of electronic mail change constantly. Among the many decisions an organization has to make is whether to perform security on site or detour the messages to a trusted outside party. E-mail security deals with tangible code threats - viruses, Trojans and malware in the e-mails - as well as more subtle threats such as phishing, whaling and other social engineering exploits.


The Spam Index: A Bird's Eye View of a Shifting Challenge

Brockmann & Company's introduction of The Spam Index nailed down quantitative measures for several things that e-mail users intuitively know: E-mail is useful (82 percent of respondents to the More >

Do Security Vendors Understand the SMB Landscape?

Vendors must understand that the differences between small- and medium-size business (SMBs) and enterprises are qualitative as well as quantitative.   Michelle Dickman, the president of TriGeo, More >

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Bring Your Own Computer: Intel Calls for Split Personality

Susan Hall talked with Dave Buchholz, Intel IT technology evangelist, about the company's work on what it calls "BYOC [bring your own computer] done right."   Hall: Tell me about what Intel's More >

Spammers Happy to Live in Interesting Times

Carl Weinschenk spoke with Dermot Harnett, principal analyst, Antispam Engineering, Symantec. Symantec's November State of Spam Report said that much of the spam during the past months focused, not More >

Fun Fact: South Dakota Gets the Second Most Spam

Carl Weinschenk spoke with Matt Sergeant, senior anti-spam technologist, MessageLabs. The company released a report last month listing the states that receive the most spam.   Weinschenk: What More >

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