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Security Experts Suggest Methods of Blocking Spam

IT firm VeriLan's Managing Director Andy Dillon, announced in the July 1, 2008, edition of Birmingham Post that suppliers of junk e-mail and spyware are becoming increasingly artful at stealing user's online details.

The present figures show that 85% of total messages that distributed globally are being categorized as spam or junk e-mail. In the meantime, spyware is becoming ever more hi-tech, bypassing computer security to attach itself in a system.

But, security experts asserted that the successful e-mail data management is very important to the Information Technology departments of all companies that require a pragmatic low risk strategy, future proof, inexpensive, user-friendly, and one that has an expected and uniform e-mail data management cost profile in future also.

News reports indicated that nowadays several firms implement a blend of security techniques comprising a local server offering email hygiene services for filtering spam and stopping unsuitable e-mails from escaping the firm. This frequently comes with a hosted e-mail portal that scrutinizes all incoming and outgoing messages to remove junk emails from the net.

For extra security conscious companies, the acquisition of an encryption server has become very essential, state security experts.

Security experts warned that there are different reliable software to reduce attacks by spyware and related viruses. According to reports, renowned anti-virus labels are employed by security experts to examine the security of an Internet system.

But, security experts also diverted attention to the predicament of those officials who have to tackle with the long job of sifting through segregated e-mails for malevolent ones.

As per security experts, this dilemma is called 'false-positive email', can greatly affect user output, satisfaction and limit legal corporate communications. An elevated false-positive rate is frequently caused owing to technologies depend on content-based security techniques, state security experts.

While these techniques are suitable for corporate houses, home consumers have another method of weakening the spamming effect, creating several email accounts. Majority of broadband packs permit this, according to security experts. Though several security techniques are adopted to decrease spamming and other online security problems, but it does occur, and keeps on increasing.

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