SecurityGateway v4.0 – Enhanced Spoofing Attack Protection, New Interface and More…

SecurityGateway v4.0Whether it’s mildly irritating offers for cut-price blue pills, or something altogether more sinister such as holding your company files ransom, today’s cyber-criminals are using increasingly sophisticated and varied techniques to target your business by email.

Today saw the latest major release of SecurityGateway, a software firewall that sits between your Exchange, MDaemon, Kerio or Smartermail server, and your router, protecting your organisation from spam, viruses, spoofing, phishing and more.

In this post, we take a whistle-stop tour of the new features.

As always, this is just our highlights, a comprehensive list of all new features and enhancements can be viewed in the SecurityGateway Release Notes.

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Gmail blocking servers that don’t have a Valid IPv6 PTR Record


Gmail-block-ipv6I wanted to share an issue we’ve seen multiple reports of this week, where MDaemon customers have started receiving bouncebacks from Google mail servers.

Valid email is being refused due to PTR record failures, and it’s happening for all Gmail domains including customer registered domains that are used with Google services.
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Reviewed: SecurityGateway, spam and virus filter for Exchange (and other email servers)

Product review by ITSMDailyIndependent analyst and security director for EncSec, Graeme Batsman has appeared in, and advised, publications including SC Magazine, The Independent, Microsoft, Metro, Experian and many more.

Graeme had recently been testing a number of email security products including those from vendors such as Barracuda and Sophos when we contacted him about ‘hot off the press’ SecurityGateway version 3.0.

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Partner briefing: What’s new in SecurityGateway v3.0?

Big price changes, adjustments to the licencing model and a new antivirus engine. 

SecurityGateway v3.0 looks fantastic and last week I ran a live 20 minute webinar update for the partner channel going over the key changes…

View our forthcoming live webinar sessions.

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Protect against Cryptolocker with MDaemon and BackupAssist

Cryptolocker is making the headlines for all the wrong reasons at the moment.

In the run up to Christmas where there’s likely to be a plentiful supply of email purchase confirmations flowing, I wanted to share my recommendations for keeping your data safe and secure.

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How to prevent email account hijacking (and getting blacklisted!) with MDaemon

Account Hijack Detection - MDaemonHow can MDaemon Messaging Server help prevent accounts from being hijacked (and your company email server from being black listed)?

Finding out that your mail server is being used to relay SPAM can be a major headache for admins and a black mark on your company. As an MDaemon user, fortunately you have plenty of tools at your disposal to help prevent this from happening.

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SecurityGateway v2.1.1 now available for download

Texas-based developer Alt-N Technologies have just released an update for their spam and virus filter for Exchange, SecurityGateway.

This release contains a selection of minor enhancementsa and fixes to known issues.

Existing users can download the latest version here.

Full release notes available here.