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 How to combat spam

Simple steps to combat spam
Implementing a best practice policy regarding email account usage can be an
effective tool for minimising the amount of spam that end users receive.
While having such a policy should not be considered a complete solution,
it can serve as a significant line of defence against unwanted email.

Protecting Your Email Address
Please look here to protect your email address on your web site.
Displaying your email address is asking for trouble.

Use tools that are in your domain control panel.

BoxTrapper protects your inbox from spam by forcing all people not on
your white list to reply to a verification email before they can send mail to you.
Configuring BoxTrapper tutorial

SpamAssassin is an automated email filtering system that attempts to identify
spam messages based on the content of the email's headers and body.
SpamAssassin tutorial

E-Mail filters
You can use email filters to send messages to certain places depending on
their content. You can use filters to sort mail between business and pleasure,
to delete unwanted mail, or to sort mail in another manner.
Configuring email filters tutorials

Postini Mail Filtering (we use this ourselves also)
The best way to have an immediate impact on the amount of spam your
company is receiving is to run a consolidated email filtering solution.
E-mail security, powered by Postini, helps keep your email free from
spam, viruses, phishing, and other email threats. This security,
blocks spam and other threats well before they reach your mail box.
Unlike legacy products, it requires no hardware or software to install
and maintain, thus greatly reducing your IT resource requirements and costs.

Complete spam and virus protection

  • Comprehensive message security to stop spam, viruses, phishing,
    and other email attacks.
  • Zero-hour anti-virus protection with multi-layered protection,
    including heuristic and signature-based detection.
  • Extensive and detailed quarantine summary reporting to
    end-users through a convenient web console.

The fee to use this service is $1.50 per month per mail box.
Please open a ticket and request this setup and we will contact
you for details needed.

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Created On: 15 Aug 2008 02:00 AM

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