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NEWS SPAM: BEHIND THE HEADLINES
By MessageLabs | 8/10/2010
Unsolicited email, or ‘spam’, is the most common internet-borne threat facing your organisation. One of the main tactics employed by spammers is the use of ‘news spam’ – emails pretending to offer information on breaking news stories or big events. Read on.
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Web Threats 2010: The Risks Ramp Up
By MessageLabs | 8/10/2010
In 2010, the threat posed by the web is sharper and more extensive than ever before. Almost any website can now host malware, or forward you to one that does. Indeed, an infection is much more likely to result from a visit to a perfectly legitimate website that has been compromised with a virus or spyware – than from one set up specifically to spread malware. Read More.
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Hidden Costs? Evaluating ‘Budget’ Email Security Solutions
By MessageLabs | 17/6/2010
For the IT Manager detailed to plan and implement an email security strategy, choosing a ‘budget’ option can ostensibly tick a lot of boxes. But how low-cost and easy to manage do these solutions actually prove to be? How does the headline cost compare with the experience they deliver? Read on to find out more.
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The legal risks of uncontrolled web use and email content
By MessageLabs | 4/6/2010
Email, a critical business tool, can lead to expensive claims for employees when misused. This summary discusses the main risks that employers face in dealing with employee use of the Internet. Protect your company - read more.
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Bandwidth Bandits
By MessageLabs | 4/6/2010
Internet bandwidth is a finite and expensive resource, but analysis shows that companies can lose around a quarter of it to misuse. Protect bandwidth from spammers, criminals, hackers, time-wasters and employee misuse - read on.
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E-mail Continuity | You don't know what you've got till it's gone
By MessageLabs | 2/12/2009
This white paper looks at the value of e-mail and outlines the issues and concerns of IT managers involved in managing and maintaining business critical e-mails systems. Keep your company's communications up and running - read more now.
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Is Social Networking Really Bad for Business? | Uncovering the business issues associated with web (mis)use in the workplace
By MessageLabs | 2/12/2009
Driving and exploiting the development of new interactive technologies, Gen Y expects on-demand web access and readily shares information at the click of a mouse button. This has brought both new opportunities and new risks to businesses. Read more.
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Who Is The Weakest Link? | How to protect your business from employee IT misuse
By MessageLabs | 2/12/2009
When it comes to security, your staff may be the weakest link in the chain. Neglect peopleware at your peril, because the best technical security measures on their own will not protect you from a malicious or negligent employee. Read on for safety tips.
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A Fundamental Failure | The legal risks of neglecting an IT security assessment
By MessageLabs | 2/12/2009
This brief paper considers the main issues in the area of IT security, focusing on the relevant legal concerns and possible consequences arising from neglecting to carry out formal assessments. Read on to protect your company from breaches and risk.
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Email Compliance: Email use and misuse within the workplace
By MessageLabs | 15/7/2009
The commercial risks and legal issues surrounding email use by employees can create significant problems for employers. This paper considers the law and best practice concerning employee use, retention and storage of emails. Read on.
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