E mail Security A Pocket Guide by Paul Dowland, Steven Furnell, Paul Dowland

By Paul Dowland, Steven Furnell, Paul Dowland

This pocket advisor can assist companies to handle crucial concerns. Its accomplished procedure covers either the technical and the managerial facets of the topic, delivering beneficial insights for IT execs, managers and managers, in addition to for person clients of electronic mail.

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Java applets, ActiveX objects, media components) that may be acting as a Trojan horse for malware. Most clients are also able to suppress images that may contain inappropriate content or that can provide a web-bug (a graphical image hosted on a web server that is used to confirm the legitimacy of an e-mail address by logging a uniquely coded Uniform Resource Locator (URL) request). The options for restricting images (and some other HTML content) embedded in e-mails within Microsoft® Office Outlook® are illustrated in Figure 8.

54 CHAPTER 5: SERVER SIDE SECURITY This chapter considers the risks faced by e-mail servers at all levels, from organisational servers through mail relays to the recipient’s server. Threats to confidentiality, integrity and availability are considered as well as a range of technical countermeasures to detect, prevent or minimise the impact of an attack. Specific attention is given to solutions to mitigate malware, spam and phishing. Although Chapter 3 introduced a number of countermeasures that can be deployed within the client, the majority of protection is provided at the server end of any e-mail communication.

End-user devices) attempting to forward email directly to external mail servers will be detected and logged by the firewall for further investigation (providing the appropriate level of logging is turned on). Authenticated access If an organisation uses SMTP internally for clients to send e-mail, adding mandatory authentication will ensure that malware cannot misuse the internal servers (if coupled with a firewall restriction). This could be further combined with encrypted versions of SMTP/POP3/IMAP – ensuring that authentication credentials cannot be captured from the network.

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