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Colocation providers – Use them or drop them?

Written by Abderrahim Ibnou El Kadi on . Posted in Email Security & Antispam

IT administrators looking to save money may consider housing the server and equipment in another company’s data center.  As with any decision, there are pros and cons.  In this case there seems to be more advantages to colocation, so let’s take a closer look at why you may choose colocation.  What is a colocation provider? [...]

50 shades of Graymail …

Written by Yves Lacombe on . Posted in Email Security & Antispam

Graymail is basically bulk Email that may have been requested at one point via an opt in but over time, interest in this type of Email has diminished and the end user eventually considers these messages as annoyances or spam.   Another name for it is BACN (Or Bacon). Wikipedia defines Graymail as having the following [...]

Spam filters should be kept outside your network!

Written by Yves Lacombe on . Posted in Email Security & Antispam

If you’re running an exchange server (or any other type of mail server) on-premise, you should consider putting your spam filtering gateway outside your network, either at a co-location (if it’s a physical server), or, if it’s a software package, on a VPS provider (Virtual Private Server). Why? The reason is simple – by doing [...]

Powerall Slim 9000

Written by Jason Carreiro on . Posted in Email Security & Antispam

              I’ve lived in Canada all my life and I know firsthand that during the winter season it can get to a bone chilling -20 degrees or more. Not only do you have to deal with shoveling your car out of the snow, but  you also have to deal with your car battery dying or [...]

Wirelurker Malware

Written by Abderrahim Ibnou El Kadi on . Posted in Email Security & Antispam

Wirelurker Malware Over the years Apple products have become increasingly vulnerable to viruses/malware and scenarios of infection have become more frequent. Apple has recently been gaining a lot of media coverage in regards to losing its polished reputation in the technology industry, due to software issues. So what exactly does all of this mean for [...]

On-Premise Versus Cloud-Based Spam Filtering: Forefront Protection for Exchange

Written by Yves Lacombe on . Posted in Email Security & Antispam

      In September of 2012, Microsoft announced that they were discontinuing Forefront Protection for Exchange in favor of a cloud based solution (Exchange Online Protection), definition updates would continue into 2015.    This is pretty much in line with their cloud strategy where Microsoft is trying to leverage its Office 365 infrastructure to provide [...]

CM Security Mobile App

Written by Jason Carreiro on . Posted in Email Security & Antispam

          Some of my recent blog articles were related to mobile and Wi-Fi security. After reading some reviews for mobile app security software for Android, I came across CM (CleanMaster) Security. CM is a free application available on Google Play that is a bundle package security for your data and privacy. The application comes available with [...]

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