The BackupAssist Classic cloud backup addon historically supported 3 different backup destination types - Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure and WebDAV. This would give users the option to perform file and application backups to remote cloud-based destinations by simply configuring a compatible backup container.

Technically this works well but can be a bit overwhelming for customer who don't already have either a Microsoft Azure account or Amazon AWS Account and are happy to ignore 99.9% of the features those accounts provide and focus on just the creation of backup storage. WebDAV is more used for remote NAS support so is only an option for customers with suitable hardware.

Microsoft has announced that in the last few days, four separate vulnerabilities in the Exchange Server platform have been identified.

Unfortunately, it would seem these have already been used by hackers to steal the mailbox content of many thousands of Exchange Server installations.

The detail on these vulnerabilities indicates that only the on-premise versions of Exchange Server are affected, so users of Cloud based Microsoft 365 products can breathe a sigh of relief. However, as on-premise Exchange Server is still a widely used platform the impact is considerable.

One of the most overlooked areas of email security is your own domain reputation. Unlike most email security solutions, Reputation is focused on you as the sender's ability to send email to recipients and to stop spammers from spoofing you and claiming to send email as your domain.


Microsoft have announced that Basic Authentication is being deprecated and that they will start turning this authentication type off on 365 tenants beginning October 2022.

MailStore version 13 onwards makes it possible for Microsoft 365 customers to tighten up their security by utilising Microsoft's Modern Authentication integration.

This article aims to explain what changes have been made in MailStore to support Modern Authentication and what the process is to convert a MailStore installation over from using Basic Authentication to Modern Authentication.

To begin lets first look at the two modes of authentication that can be used with Microsoft 365 and how they differ.

If you are new to SecurityGateway or indeed have been using it for years, there is always something new to learn about the software. With the fantastic help from Brad Wyro over at MDaemon there is now a selection of tutorial videos you can sit back and watch in your lunch break to get up to speed on the product.

Ever wondered about becoming MailStore certified but haven't yet gotten around to it? Perhaps you're already certified but would like to bring your knowledge up to date following the latest major release? Now is the perfect opportunity to address that!