An article from PC World by Susan Perschke
Here are a few reasons why you should more actively manage your e-mail.
“In a recent survey, 94 percent of network managers said they had no mechanisms in place to prevent confidential information leaving their network,” says Susan Perschke. This means if an employee really wanted to leak information about your company, they wouldn’t have a lot of trouble accomplishing it.
Your main server might be pretty secure but what about your backup server? Backup servers are only used in emergencies so they’re typically near the bottom of the maintenance list. This can easily put all of your archived conversations at risk if an emergency happens. Here are a few suggestions to help
- Enforce E-mail policy administration at all levels.
- Implement preprocessing technologies to reduce spam and phishing messages.
- Understand your cloud provider’s service-level agreement and have a plan B in case of a service outage.
- Make sure your secondary mail servers are as secure and up to date as your primary.