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SPECIAL Staying on top of the latest e-mail threats. You are trekking through very rough terrain. Spammers and virus writers are blending mass-mailing spamming techniques to distribute malware, whose impact is more destructive than ever before. To combat this trend, we've compiled a comprehensive guide for managers grappling with these issues. We've out lined the e-mail security landscape and the latest threats, gathered solutions from users, and compiled a guide of the latest product offerings. What's more, we've given you practical tips on some of the most common and vexing problems to help you navigate the rocky e-mail security landscape. Brett McKeachnie is fighting an uphill battle against e-mail-borne threats. He's deployed all the usual weapons--blacklists, antispam scanners and signature-based antivirus engines--but he still doesn't feel he is keeping pace with the bad guys. "It's as bad as I've ever seen it," says McKeachnie, director of infrastructure operations at Utah Valley State College (UVSC). In early 2004, McKeachnie noticed that antivirus ... Access >>>
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