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DEFINITION: An event sink, sometimes called a listener, is a piece of coding that defines how a server or computer is to handle given events. Event sinks are often used in spam filters to trigger actions in response to the receipt of an e-mail message with defined characteristics or certain types of attachments. The destination of data handled by such a program is also sometimes called an event sink. An event  … 
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Countdown: Top 5 technologies to help battle the new spam threat
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
PODCAST: In this featured podcast, Michael Cobb counts down the top 5 ways for your company to battle new and evolving spam threats, and discusses the pros and cons of current antispam technologies.
Posted: 27 Nov 2007 | Premiered: Nov 27, 2007, 09:00 EST (14:00 GMT)

Trend Micro, Inc.

Anti-Phishing: Best Practices for Institutions and Consumer
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Phishing has become the most malicious form of spam, leaving both organizations and consumers vulnerable to financial losses and stolen information. Read this white paper to learn about best practices for protecting your company from phishing attacks.
Posted: 27 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2005

McAfee, Inc.

Not all Malware Detection is Created Equal
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The internet is now the number-one conduit for infecting users with malware. Sophos detects a new infected web page every few seconds. This white paper outlines the terms you need to know and the steps you should take to stay safe.
Posted: 01 Apr 2010 | Published: 05 Nov 2009

Sophos, Inc.

New Technologies for Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: With the frequent threat of virus attacks, hackers, and the uncontrollable forces that can lead to a loss of data, a data protection plan is serious business. Read this white paper for information on such a plan.
Posted: 28 Apr 2008 | Published: 28 Apr 2008

F5 Networks

Virtually Eliminate Spam and Viruses: Virtualization Comes to Messaging Security
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WEBCAST: This webcast will discuss the many benefits of virtualization and how Proofpoint's virtual appliance brings those benefits to the messaging security market, the latest spam and virus trends are also discussed.
Posted: 18 Apr 2007 | Premiered: Dec 22, 2006

Proofpoint, Inc.

Maintaining Trust: Protecting Your Web Site Users from Malware
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the problem of malware and how it is increasingly being delivered through legitimate Web sites. It also introduces new techniques from IBM that are designed to go beyond standard security measures to help organizations proactively defend against threats.
Posted: 31 Dec 2009 | Published: 02 Nov 2009

IBM

Antivirus: The Hippest New Apple Accessory
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: For organizations that have deployed fleets of Macs and iPads/iPhones, protecting sensitive data and intellectual property can be challenging. This resource demonstrates why it is critical that security administrators need antivirus software for their Macs and MDM tools for their iPads and iPhones.
Posted: 26 Apr 2013 | Published: 26 Apr 2013

Threat Track Security

Presentation Transcript: Rogue Security Software - An In-Depth Look And The Challenges For Business
sponsored by Sunbelt Software
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, Chris Boyd, GFI Software’s Senior Threat Researcher, provides an in-depth look into Rogue antivirus. He details the damage it can cause and how they have been tailored to look like legitimate products. You will also learn what businesses can do to better protect their network and end users from these threats.
Posted: 03 Dec 2010 | Published: 03 Dec 2010

Sunbelt Software

Case Study: ORDISMATIC Uses Panda Cloud Email Protection to Protect Its Clients from Spam
sponsored by Panda Security
CASE STUDY: Read this brief case study to learn how Panda Cloud Email Protection helped ORDISMATIC, an IT vendor, to simplify risk management, reduce operating costs, increase productivity, and achieve significant decreases in spam.
Posted: 02 Dec 2009 | Published: 20 Nov 2009

Panda Security

Shutting the Door on Data Theft
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WEBCAST: Today's threats are much more sophisticated than ever. Hackers write and execute code that's pre-tested to elude antivirus programs. Join Patrik Runald, as he reveals how you can stay a step ahead of these attacks. Learn how inbound and outbound threats bypass traditional defenses, and how shared security intelligence can protect you.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Premiered: Sep 15, 2011

Websense, Inc.
 
 
SPAM FILTERS DEFINITION (continued): …  sink directs messages with certain characteristics away from the user's inbox. Such messages may be sent to a quarantine folder or be rejected outright. Each time a message is directed away from the inbox, the program may notify the sender and/or the intended recipient, depending on how the program is written.Among other things, you can use an event sink to specify that:Attachments will download to certain drives or foldersAttachments will be ignored or blockedMessages that would cause an excess of stored data will be rejectedMessages with suspicious characteristics will be quarantined or rejectedNetwork … 
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