Filtering Email for Junk Mail and Viruses

Filtering junk mail is an endless task requires ever more sophistication over time. Some prefer to do this in-house while others use cloud based solutions.

We offer support for several models of filtering junk email. First, we can get nearly any in-place junk mail filter you have to work as designed.

If you don't have an in-house email server and use a POP or IMAP mail box, a great tool for mail filtering is made by Cloudmark. This is installed on a per-workstation basis. It is not intended to provide company-wide support and doesn't include such things as group approved or disapproved sender lists.

For in-house Exchange server, products made by the following vendors do a great job.

  • GFI
  • Appriver
  • Symantec
  • Postini

Each of these packages offers a variety of filtering options for email plus checking for mail based viruses and spyware

Hosted Exchange services typically include spam filtering, however it may or may not include detection and removal of viruses and spyware.

In all events, we recommend Symantec Endpoint Protection Anti-Virus software products to help protect the computer and network from email based viruses and spyware. They make about the best single package solution available. Symantec offers separate modules for nearly every aspect of your computer’s exposure to risk.

We help make eliminating viruses and spam easier.

Call TSL Systems at 206-763-8874.