Using E-mail Security Software
Find out the different e-mail security software and tips to use them.
While using your computer for business needs, the e-mail is an essential part of your system and stands for electronic mail. It is used to send your documents and files to another user via Internet. As these e-mails contain private details, you need to provide high security for them. Thus, technicians have evolved a number of e-mail security software. These are useful in keeping your system away from hackers. These may also get prevention against infections while it is sent across Internet. These software are Cipher, modusGate, Comodo and Entrust and provide a strong encryption for your e-mails and attachments. They can work with any client or e-mail addresses. It prevents tasks like unwanted printing, copying and forwarding of your e-mails. You can download this software from certain websites and can then install it in your system. You need to take care of updating the software with latest infections to prevent it from spam.
Here are some tips to use e-mail security software described above:
- Integrate antivirus tools
- Configure security settings
- Configure downloading
Integrate antivirus tools
While using e-mail security software on your system, it is recommended that users integrate the application with an antivirus program. This shall always be done so that even if some attachments or e-mails having malware are received, the antivirus shall be able to immediately understand the behavior of malware and prevent them from infecting the system at the initial stages itself.
Configure security settings
There may be very large numbers of security settings on your e-mail security software and these settings have to be configured properly for the security software to work. Some of the settings that users may have to configure is to blacklist spam addresses, move some mails with certain specific types of attachments (malware types), limit the number of spam messages coming into the system and more. The security settings on your e-mail program must also be configured to encrypt the messages that are being sent from the system so that hackers are unable to decipher them.
You can configure downloading of e-mails to enhance the security of e-mails. For this, you need to make some modifications in the e-mail security software. You need to turn on the option for not allowing automatic downloading. You are advised to do so because automatic downloading may result in malware to enter in to the system and cause subsequent infections.
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