Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange combines spam bar, content filtering and various efficient antivirus technologies in order to produce an integrated mail security solution for Microsoft Exchange 2000 and 2003 servers. Virus protection in Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange is carried upon by Symantec’s extensile NAVEX antivirus technology which defends the user against new and acknowledged viruses. The attachment and subject line block capabilities enhance protection by providing hour-zero responses against rising threats. Additionally Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange has a Mass-Mailer Cleanup protocol is also provided which detects and eliminates worm-infected viruses.
Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange has to be purchased by paying proper subscription fee. No trial version of this application exists. Windows 2000/XP; any of the two operating systems mentioned does well with this software. Multi-layered spam bar present combines advanced heuristics-based detection, custom filtering algorithm, and period blacklists and whitelisting to maximize spam detection and minimize false alarms. Once the files are analyzed by the heuristics engine, messages is flashed in numerous ways that depend on the Spam Confidence Level (SCL) appointed. Unwanted content also can be controlled through versatile rule-based content filtering. Messages can also be filtered as per the message characteristics, together with subject line, body text attachment kind, and message size. The purpose of content filtering is to prevent unwanted content from entering and stealing away confidential data from the network.
Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange provides full support for Exchange 2003, along with the new VS API 2.5 and also SCL practicality. It is centrally managed by a multi-server console present, which enables facultative updates to any or all of the Microsoft Exchange server settings across the enterprise. The ever popular Symantec antivirus technologies enable the administrator to change directories to update dynamically, while the scan services continue in the background. The integrated LiveUpdate enhancement virus cure is simplified and thus providing best protection against quickly spreading threats. Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange has a backup named as Symantec Security Response, which is the leader in the web security analysis and support organization. The latest version of the application comes in with various new functionalities. A few of them are mentioned here; Multiple Layers of spam prevention combining the versatile spam detection technologies which includes heuristic anti-spam engine, custom filtering etc., score based handling of the spam and many more to list.