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Why Spam Gets Through the Office 365 Spam Filter

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January 29, 2016

One of the biggest misnomers in email security is that built-in spam and phishing protection keeps all malicious email at bay. Because of this, many people fail to see why a business needs to invest in spam solutions in addition to the built-in Office 365 spam filter. Unfortunately, these companies often find themselves buried under an inbox filled with spam or in the headlines after their security was breached when a phishing email lead to the compromise of sensitive information. So, just how do these emails slip past the tools built into the Office 365 spam filter?

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Topics: Outlook

How to Reduce Spam in Office 365

Posted by Sendio

January 28, 2016


As any IT professional knows, spam isn’t only annoying; it can be extremely expensive and downright dangerous. Consider the fact that an average 1,000 employee company can spend
up to $3 million a year to fight and manage spam, and you’ll have a good idea of just how costly this annoyance can become.

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Topics: Outlook

3 Things to Know to Integrate Email Security Software with Office 365

Posted by Sendio

January 22, 2016

When you consider the fact that 91% of all cyber attacks begin with a spear phishing email, it is easy to see why it is so important to implement email security software to protect your organization. While most email solutions come with a modicum of security features built into their product, just about every major security vendor offers some type of email security software because the built-in offering is typically not going to provide enough protection; even if you are using Office 365 for email. Software, such as Office 365, works well with the delivery, receipt and organization of email – but for those who are serious about securing their business know that they need to bring in additional help. The trick is implementing the right type of email security software, but how do you know if the vendor you choose is providing you with the right product?

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Topics: Outlook

4 Reasons to Consider Switching From the Office 365 Spam Filter

Posted by Sendio

December 17, 2015

Death rates were going down, and life spans were going up, decades before antibiotics were invented. Doctors may not have been doing a much better job, but civil engineers were, because municipal water systems were delivering safe drinking water.

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Topics: Outlook

4 Features of the Best Spam Filter for Exchange Needs

Posted by Sendio

December 15, 2015

In its latest version of Exchange, Microsoft has really tried to up the ante on safety and security. However, in the real world, spam, viruses and other email security threats are still a constant concern for enterprises using Exchange. As email security threats only continue to grow—consider the fact that U.S. companies will lose about $38 billion to cybercrime in just one year—more companies are realizing that third-party security measures are now a must-have.

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Topics: Outlook

Does the Office 365 Spam Filter Offer Enough Protection?

Posted by Sendio

November 30, 2015

Part of Microsoft Office 365 is a robust email client that comes with built-in spam filtering technology that promises to help rid your inbox of unwanted emails. While Microsoft builds some of the most popular software for the business world, the Office 365 spam filter is something that could definitely use the help of a dedicated email security appliance for organizations that are serious about fighting spam and phishing emails.

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Topics: Outlook

Top 4 Email Security Tips for Office 365 Administrators

Posted by Sendio

November 19, 2015

If your organization has implemented Office 365, you’ve probably already developed some strong opinions—whether negative or positive—about the cloud services platform. Whatever your stance, you would probably agree that its email security could be a bit tighter and more intuitive, especially against spam and phishing attempts.

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Topics: Outlook

How to Find the Best Email Security Software for Office 365

Posted by Sendio

November 17, 2015

 

The product page for the Microsoft Office 365 email solution highlights anti-spam and anti-malware protection. While some businesses may still be under the impression that this is enough protection, most of us know that most email solutions require the help of additional email security software. Office 365’s email solution is no different. While the application is a leader in email client software, it is does not come with comprehensive security out-of-the-box. In order to reduce the amount of illicit email messages your end users receive, while making sure that legitimate emails are delivered, you are going to need to put another layer of email security software into your email solution. You just need to know what to look for.

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Topics: Outlook

An IT Pro's Guide to Refining the Outlook Junk Email Filter

Posted by Sendio

October 14, 2015

Much like any other Internet tool, Microsoft Outlook can be a source of serious frustration. Dealing with spam and bulk email definitely gets old in a business environment, where each individual user can receive upwards of 100 messages each day. If your organization is consistently experiencing high rates of false positives and false negatives, it might be time to refine your Outlook junk email filter.

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Topics: Spam, Outlook

How Secure Is Hosted Email Security?

Posted by Sendio

September 10, 2015

With email threats hitting enterprises of every size, and implicated in major data breaches, many IT managers are looking for ways to increase protection without creating management headaches. Outlook junk email filters have their limitations, and now, IT also has to consider how vendors might be adding to the problem.

Could hosted email security be the answer?

While some enterprises prefer to have all technology in-house, including equipment and software, hosted email security can offer a number of advantages when it comes to protection:

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Topics: Outlook

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