Although the types of attacks that cybercriminals are capable of launching these days vary wildly, email is still the number one way they gain access to networks.
As an administrator, you’re the place the buck stops, so one of the the highest priority items on your list of responsibilities should be finding an email security vendor you can rely on.
If you use Microsoft Exchange, MDaemon or another on-premise email server, SecurityGateway from Texas-based MDaemon technologies should absolutely be on your radar.
Out of the box it’ll provide you with highly effective protection against viruses, spam, phishing and spyware, plus short term retention for users, and in this latest release we see enhancements in the very topical area of Data Leak Prevention (DLP) and the addition of basic message archival.
Microsoft have invested tens of millions in their hosting centres, surely as an Office 365 user your data is safe right?
An important point that’s all too often overlooked by businesses moving to Office 365, is that the responsibility for your data does not lie with Microsoft.
They operate a shared responsibility policy, which means it’s the uptime of the service they’re concerned with.
There are no provisions for restoring your messages or mailboxes if they’re somehow compromised, the backups they have are purely for disaster recovery.
In this post I’ll look at this and other reasons you should be giving some thought to the ‘what if?’ question…
Ah, the good old days of Windows ’98.
That period will, of course, stick in your mind for ‘Bootie Call’ by All Saints topping the charts, and the release of the undisputed king of phones, the Nokia 5110.
They were, however, magical times for another reason.
Our businesses weren’t under permanent attack.
Software maintenance cover. Is it just money for old rope?
When everything’s going swimmingly, it’s easy to question whether the money you’re paying for ‘maintenance’ on your software is actually a good investment.
That is until something changes.
IT support companies are generally pretty rubbish at marketing.
“That’s a little harsh” I hear you say?
Of course, there are exceptions. But I speak to lots of MSP business owners in my role here at Zen and I find it’s often something I end up joking about with partners, and that they’re quite open to admit.
In a fascinating interview for TubbTalk, The Podcast for IT Consultants, MSP marketing expert Paul Green shares some unique insight on why he thinks this is the case, and what can be done about it.
Are you an existing MailStore customer? Great news – it’s upgrade O’clock!
Not yet using an archiving solution?
Maybe it’s time to grab a copy of the trial and see what you’re missing?
From keeping those mailbox sizes in check to keeping your email protected against accidental deletion and cybercriminals intent on cryptoransoming you, MailStore offers businesses of all sizes attractive benefits.
Now, MailStore, the popular email archiving software, available as both the classic on-premise version and the Service Provider Edition for MSP’s has released version 11.2 which features Exchange 2019 support (due to be released shortly).
With the deadline for GDPR fast approaching, all eyes are turning to compliance, security, and how we look after our data. MDaemon 18 is the latest offering of the mail server that enables business owners to remain in total complete control of both security and every other aspect of their email communications.
In this latest major release, Texas-based developer Alt-N Technologies add yet more features to boost security and improve usability.
Here are my highlights – don’t forget, you can find the full exhaustive list of goodies in the MDaemon Release Notes.
MailStore version 11 is now live and available for download from our Web site. Just a few weeks ahead of the EU General Data Protection Regulation implementation, this timely release focuses on two key areas, security and compliance.
If you’re wondering where email archiving fits into the GDPR piece, you might find our recent video ‘10 ways MailStore can help satisfy GDPR‘ and the official MailStore advisory PDF a good starting point.
In this post though, we’ll take a closer look at the goodies v11 brings to users of both the Server and Service Provider Editions of the popular archiving software.
E-mail archiving is an indispensable tool in the armoury of any company looking for a secure but accessible way of storing email. It’s also an excellent way to tick a number of the boxes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
I touched on this topic in a recent YouTube video and today the German vendor MailStore have released a new whitepaper detailing exactly how to fully support your GDPR compliance customers, available here.
With the new year comes a new company name and strapline for our friends across the pond, as Texas-based ‘Alt-N Technologies’ become ‘MDaemon Technologies’ with immediate effect.
You may be familiar with the Alt-N brand, however it’s ‘MDaemon’, the Exchange alternative used in over 100 countries and by over 4 million users that’s the most widely recognised among IT communities.