Client defense

Even with the best possible array of bastion and anti-spam Edge servers arranged to suppress incoming spam before it penetrates your network, it is inevitable that some percentage of spam will get through to user mailboxes. For this reason, client-side spam suppression is an important part of the overall defense mechanism against spam. Every version of Outlook includes some rule processing capability to allow users to create some degree of automation in handling incoming messages. In the early days, rules took care of tasks such as filing messages into appropriate folders and we never really had to deal with the electronic version of junk mail, unless the messages from some of our regular correspondents fell into that category. ...

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