Spam is messages which are unsolicited or sent from unknown senders. Usually they are sent in large quantities (even massive) and with commercial aims, which damages somehow to the receiver.
Everyday 95% of emails received by companies are spam or malware. This situation leads to a drop of companies’ productivity. Related with the same Control and Management, there are new requirements that affect the security.
The challenge for IT departments is essentially to ensure maximum availability, while providing full protection against any threats such as spam, virus and phishing.
The Service is presented in two ways according to different customer needs and criticality of their environments:
Email Service Firewall, option which applies the Cloud model and acts as external filter.
Email Firewall, Private cloud option that integrates most recognized hardware platforms with software, even allow server virtualization. Together they provide an extremely effective and efficient form to protect companies’ e‐mail accounts.
There are no objections to the fact that email is the standard communication tool used by businesses. Whether they involve in internal communications or staying in contact with suppliers or potential customers, emails contain important and at times confidential information which may be needed in the future.
An email archive is a repository that provides a secure way to save email for legal purposes and incompliance with regulations. Thus, a “real” email archiving system extracts the content and attached files from inbound and outbound emails and stores them in a "read only" format after indexing them. The purpose is to ensure that the records archived preserve their original appearance.
In order to ensure that a company has a centralized and available copy of all of its emails, email archiving solutions adopt an active approach by providing extra protection against accidental or intentional email deletions by end users. Whenever evidence is required in a law suit , email archiving replaces searching among the personal files of each and every one of the company’s computers.
Cloud Email Archiving is a solid and reliable solution for companies that need an archiving system for all of their emails. It covers all kinds of needs‐whether this may be maintaining company security, complying with existing laws on email communications or the need for a simple search of all of its users' email traffic.
Cloud Email Archiving can be configured to store any email traffic that is sent to or received by your MTA. Emails are arranged and displayed via a professional and intuitive interface that is accessible to the system administrator.
With Cloud Email Archiving, you will be able to:
About the URL Filtering Database
The web security service is a cloud‐based, internet filtering and Web2.0 security solutions. It enables your organization to experience secure, safe internet use, free from threats and malware, while ensuring that use is appropriate and compliant with your acceptable use policy. A key technology component of the web security service is the URL Filtering database. The URL database provides an extensive library of millions of websites sorted into policy compliance and reporting categories. There are three key benefits for this categorization:
Accurate policy enforcement and compliance: The database enables your organization to easily manage access to web content based on type of site and its content. The database is a fundamental tool used to help you define how you want to control web use and what policies you wish to implement.
Improved security and protection of network resources: The database is dynamically maintained and updated in real‐time as users browse the web. This helps to protect your organization against malicious sites by preventing users from accessing sites which are already known to be a security risk.
Meaningful and informative web activity reporting The URL database enables useful reporting by grouping web activity data into understandable reporting categories. This is critical in providing your organization with easy to understand reporting and highlights major areas of web use such as social media or attempts to access restricted content such as pornography.
The URL filtering database features 56 reporting categories. To streamline policy and make it easier for users to understand how filtering is applied; the categories are grouped into13 filter groups. These groupsare:
The following section of this whitepaper describes each reporting category in detail and provides examples of sites normally featured in that category.