Access "E-mail Security: Symantec Mail Security 8200 series"
This article is part of the June 2005 issue of With SSL VPNs on the offense, will IPSec VPNs eventually be benched?
Symantec's Symantec Mail Security 8200 series Symantec Price: Starts at $1,195 @exb Symantec's Symantec Mail Security 8200 series @exe Symantec's first e-mail security appliance, the Mail Security 8200 series, is a blend of high-quality antispam technology (Brightmail) and Symantec's antivirus server and policy-based content filtering. We tested the 8240 model, which is a hardened Unix box that sits as an inline SMTP host intercepting incoming e-mail before it hits the server. It has two IP ports for screening both inbound and outbound messages for up to 1,000 users (the 8260 supports 1,000 users and up). We sent batches of spam from actual mail received--the usual offers of prescription drugs, guaranteed loans and moneymaking schemes. The 8240 identified the messages accurately as spam and didn't flag any legitimate mail. It also deters spam attacks by using TCP traffic-shaping, which penalizes the spammer by slowing the rate at which e-mails can be sent. Reputation filters are applied to accept or reject sender IP addresses based on history. Mail can be ... Access >>>
Premium Content for Free.
Nothing But 'Net: SSL VPNs provide cheap secure remote access
by Michael S. Mimoso, Editorial Director
SSL VPNs provide The Sports Authority, and a growing number of enterprises, with cheaper secure remote connectivity. Will they eventually slam dunk IPSec?
CrossTec's NetOp Desktop Firewall 3.0 Product Review
In this product review of small and medium sized business (SMB) Cross Tec NetOp Desktop Firewall 3.0 product, get information on the products logging, reporting and policy capabilities.
Unsecured RPCs can leave you open to attack. Take steps to secure your networks.
Hot Pick: Sana Security's Primary Response 3.0
Sana Security's Primary Response 3.0
Secure Reads: The Black Book on Corporate Security
Read a review of The Black Book on Corporate Security.
- Nothing But 'Net: SSL VPNs provide cheap secure remote access by Michael S. Mimoso, Editorial Director
Microsoft's regular patch release cycle is a combination of information, process and automated tools that makes updates go more smoothly.
Exploit frameworks are the machine guns of automated attacks. Don't get caught on the wrong end of the barrel.
TriGeo Network Security's TriGeo Security Information Manager 3.0
A review of the security information management product: TriGeo Network Security's TriGeo Security Information Manager 3.0.
E-mail Security: Symantec Mail Security 8200 series
Symantec's Symantec Mail Security 8200 series
Recent Releases: Security product briefs, June 2005
Learn about security products released in June 2005.
- Patch Tuesday
More Premium Content Accessible For Free
Despite the enormous concerns around cloud security, many information security professionals remain on the sidelines when it comes to their ...
Not only is modern malware getting more prevalent and sophisticated, it's also now focusing on a broader array of targets. Attackers would still love...
IT Decision Center
Learn how to evaluate your potential vendor's UTM product and its ability to meet your specific business requirements.