Exchange 2007 offers several new features to protect your organization from viruses and spam. With Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, you can have the Exchange Server 2007 Edge Transport server role in your environment, which protects your Exchange organization at your network perimeter. Alternatively, you can choose Microsoft Exchange Hosted Services, which protects your messaging environment in the cloud. Microsoft also offers Forefront Security for Exchange Server 2007 to protect Exchange servers within your local area network (LAN).
This chapter offers several step-by-step exercises to configure and implement Exchange security in your environment. The main subjects of this chapter are as follows:
Understanding Microsoft Exchange Hosted Services
Planning and implementing Exchange Server 2007 antispam features
Understanding Microsoft Exchange Forefront Security
Planning and implementing Exchange Server 2007 antivirus features
Electronic messaging is a mission-critical application for any organization. Over the last few years, the messaging environment has been subject to a growing array of threats, including viruses, spam, phishing, denial-of-service attacks, and worms. At the same time, governments are introducing regulations regarding messaging security, archiving, and business ...