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Expert ways to maximize security in Exchange

As email threats continue to evolve and increase in number, organizations need to keep up their guard and leverage the most advanced tools at their disposal.

This expert e-guide provides tips for how you can leverage and maximize the benefits of enhanced Forefront Protection 2010 capabilities, and reviews the most commonly overlooked Exchange security vulnerabilities, including:

  • Gaps in the patching process
  • SMTP and POP3 access
  • Shared Exchange administrator accounts
  • And more

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    You simply cannot rely on outdated e-mail security technology any longer. Threats are growing increasingly sophisticated, targeted dynamic, and attackers are looking to exploit any vulnerability - including zero-day vulnerabilities - that they possibly can.

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    This expert guide will teach you six e-mail security best practices for e-mail Security as a Service (SaaS). Read on to learn more about guarding access to data, evaluating physical controls, entering service contracts, and more.

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