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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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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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Refresh your AUP: Top tips to ensure your acceptable use policy is fit for purpose
By MessageLabs | 10/11/2008

Your organisation may well have devised and implemented an Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) some time ago in order to guard against the risks of inappropriate use of computer systems by your workers, but are you confident that your AUP remains 'fit for purpose'? Read on to discover how you can enhance the effectiveness of your AUP.

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As spam threats evolve are your defences ready?
By MessageLabs | 26/2/2009

Learn more about the current spam threat and the key ways it has mutated over the last two years. Read on to discover a different kind of anti-spam solution which is proving more than a match for today's spammers.

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Web Use & Misuse
By MessageLabs | 14/7/2009

The internet has changed behaviour in the workplace and presents new challenges for managers. This white paper contains usage statistics and key considerations before monitoring or blocking internet in the workplace. Read on.

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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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Everything you need to know about email and web security (but were afraid to ask)
By MessageLabs | 10/11/2008

What you don't know can destroy your business. It's hard to imagine modern business without the internet but in the last few years it has become fraught with danger. Read on to discover how internet security can give your business a competitive advantage.

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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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