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ALSO CALLED: e-Mail (Communications), Email (Communications), e-mail, Electronic Mail, Electronic Mail (Communications)
DEFINITION: E-mail (electronic mail) is the exchange of computer-stored messages by telecommunication. (Some publications spell it email; we prefer the currently more established spelling of e-mail.) E-mail messages are usually encoded in ASCII text. However, you can also send non-text files, such as graphic images and sound files, as attachments sent in binary streams. E-mail was one of the first uses of  … 
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Top Phishing Attacks: Discovery and Prevention
sponsored by Agari
WHITE PAPER: Learn the behaviors of, and remedies for, phishing attacks that are targeting enterprises in ever increasing numbers.
Posted: 20 Oct 2016 | Published: 20 Oct 2016


The Modern State of Email and How To Increase Your Deliverability
sponsored by Marketo
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore what drives modern email deliverability and learn some best practices for crafting an engaging email. Discover Gmail's new tabbed inbox filters, how to write subject lines with important "trigger words" and more.
Posted: 19 Oct 2016 | Published: 19 Oct 2016


The Biggest Cyber Threat Facing Businesses Today
sponsored by Agari
WHITE PAPER: Business email compromise (BEC) scams are by no means a new phenomenon. But as these scams become more sophisticated, it becomes even more important to stay up to date with the latest types of attacks to evolve out of BEC. Discover a proactive approach to risk management that will help protect your business against these advanced phishing attacks.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 14 Oct 2016


Enhance Employee Productivity Cost Effectively with Unified Communications
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how a converged unified communication (UCC) platform empowered by WebRTC can offer real-time voice and video communications with secure, reliable, and seamless interoperability across carrier and enterprise networks on a multitude of end points.
Posted: 29 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2016

Oracle Corporation

Security Framework: A Guide for Business Leaders
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: Don't satisfy yourself with the status quo. In this guide, access an extensive security framework which will analyze, detect, prevent, and respond to all known and unknown cyber threats. Learn how to formulate a strategy that will rapidly automate protection, extend network visibility, and more.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Customize Email Security in a Private Cloud
sponsored by Intermedia
WHITE PAPER: Learn what managed public cloud, private cloud and hybrid cloud models can do for your organization's email security – as well as the criteria for choosing the one that's right for you. Access now to specifically uncover the benefits of a Dedicated Hosted Exchange.
Posted: 02 Sep 2016 | Published: 02 Sep 2016


The Definitive Guide to Engaging Email Marketing
sponsored by Marketo
WHITE PAPER: Generic emails are a good way to alienate potential leads. Email marketing needs to be as engaging as possible in a market which bombards customers on a daily basis. Access this comphrensive guide to create the most engaging email marketing strategy possible.
Posted: 27 Jul 2016 | Published: 27 Jul 2016


Anatomy of an Attack: Protecting Your Organization from CEO Email Scams
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: Understanding the 5 phases of a whaling assault can help you better prepare for an occurrence. Learn about the quintessential stages of an impending attack, six ways to stop these thieves, and more.
Posted: 08 Jun 2016 | Published: 08 Jun 2016


Optimizing Web Application Security for the New Bad Bot Threat Landscape
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: Winning in today's bot battlefield takes time, expertise, and a dedicated team. In this white paper, get a glimpse into the world of anti-bot defenses and win the battle of the bots on your site.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Distil Networks

Three Ways to Better Connect Your Workforce with Enterprise Social
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Download and discover how Enterprise Social allows your workers to connect to conversations, documents, and files that matter; be informed to make smarter decisions; and overall feel more engaged in their jobs and company culture.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 07 Apr 2016


Top 5 Reasons Why Enterprises Are Going Google
sponsored by Accenture
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the top 5 reasons why enterprises are moving to the cloud by adopting Google Apps for collaboration and productivity. Learn how this cloud strategy can help you reduce the number of servers in use, embrace the mobile, BYOD culture, and more.
Posted: 16 Mar 2016 | Published: 16 Mar 2016


Evolving Toward the Next Phase of Email
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Osterman Research report, learn how email is evolving and combining with new technologies. Explore how you can ensure that your email is securely integrated with new capabilities such as mobile and social, so that you can leverage email as a competitive advantage rather than allow it to become a liability.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2014


Email and Threat Intelligence: From Inbox to Action
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can accurately collect and examine threat intelligence to prevent phishing schemes from infecting your network. Gain knowledge and insight into malicious actors so you can prevent future, possibly business-crippling, attacks.
Posted: 14 Dec 2015 | Published: 14 Dec 2015


A Guide to Email Retention and UK Compliance Laws
sponsored by Barracuda Networks Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a guide to email retention and compliance laws in the UK. Read on to learn how you should be archiving data so that you can avoid legal complications in the future.
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2015

Barracuda Networks Inc.

10 Ways to Reduce Your Email Costs Using Mimecast
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses ten ways that you can reduce the cost of managing your email applications.
Posted: 14 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


How to Get Bullet-Proof Grade Enterprise Email Protection
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a defense strategy for employing a third-party system to complement your email provider's security protection. Read on to add an additional line of defense to your business' email service to combat the melting pot of internet threats.
Posted: 26 Aug 2015 | Published: 26 Aug 2015


Countdown to Compromise: The Timeline of a Spear-Phishing Attack
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: This white paper uses a typical spear-phishing scenario to demonstrate the dangers spear-phishing poses.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 07 Jul 2015


Today's State of Work: The Productivity Drain
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This survey of 1,000 managers at companies with over 500 employees provides data-backed insights into the inefficiencies they experience every day—and how they can be rectified. Read on to learn about services that can be used to automate your work processes end-to-end.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 21 May 2015


Key Considerations in Moving to Microsoft Office 365
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: Discover 4 crucial considerations to ensure a smooth transition to Office 365 and to allow for the same level of administration, security, and message hygiene you had with your on-premises implementation.
Posted: 17 Dec 2014 | Published: 17 Dec 2014


Why Microsoft Office 365 Native Archiving Isn’t Enough
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover 5 questions that you should be asking about how 0ffice 365 is able to archive your enterprise's emails. Learn how eDiscovery fits into the email system, how much in-house control IT and legal teams have, if your teams need immutable copies of records, and more.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 | Published: 10 Dec 2015

Proofpoint, Inc.

Office 365: Upgrading Enterprise Security
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: You must carefully evaluate the risks associated with adopting any platform that streamlines access to company information. Examine here the security features of Microsoft Office 365, and discover the cloud security gaps that could hinder its adoption.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Symantec Corporation

University Improves Learning with Cloud Messaging
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, explore how a university with a large, diverse student and staff population updated their ageing, legacy email system with a cloud messaging solution.
Posted: 12 Mar 2015 | Published: 12 Mar 2015

Dimension Data

Improving the Success of Your Enterprise's Email Marketing Campaigns
sponsored by Teradata
WHITE PAPER: This document outlines some of the standard best practices that can enhance email communications, including: segmentation, personalization, mobile optimization, and landing pages. It also includes mistakes to avoid to increase customer loyalty and nurture incoming leads.
Posted: 13 Feb 2015 | Published: 13 Feb 2015


5 Reasons Why Email Archiving is the New Killer App
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Businesses use many applications every day, but one is used most frequently – email. This expert white paper details the top 5 reasons why email archiving is the most important application.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Nov 2013


Email Archiving: A Buyer's Checklist
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Email is not only the primary source of business communication, it also stores valuable data. This white paper details a helpful email archiving buyer's guide checklist.
Posted: 26 Dec 2014 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

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EMAIL DEFINITION (continued): …  the Internet and is still the most popular use. A large percentage of the total traffic over the Internet is e-mail. E-mail can also be exchanged between online service provider users and in networks other than the Internet, both public and private. E-mail can be distributed to lists of people as well as to individuals. A shared distribution list can be managed by using an e-mail reflector. Some mailing lists allow you to subscribe by sending a request to the mailing list administrator. A mailing list that is administered automatically is called a list server.E-mail is one of the protocols … 
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