White Papers on
network and e-mail security Updated : June 2,2002
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Some White papers written by GFI on Network and E-Mail Security
your network against email threats: How to block email viruses
This white paper describes various methods used by email viruses
and worms to penetrate a protected network.
Such methods include attachment files containing harmful code,
social engineering attacks, crafted MIME headers,
malicious use of HTML Script and similar technologies. A URL is
provided where you can test whether your email
system is vulnerable to threats like these. This document also
examines the ways through which email can be sanitized
and filtered of malicious code using GFI's email content/exploit
checking and anti-virus solution based on Microsoft's
virus scanning API (VS API), GFI MailSecurity for Exchange/SMTP.
anti-virus software is not enough: The urgent need for
server-based email content checking
This white paper explains why anti-virus software alone is not
enough to protect your organization against the current
and future onslaught of computer viruses. Examining the different
kinds of email attacks that threaten today's organizations,
this paper describes the need for a solid server-based
content-checking solution to safeguard your business against
email viruses and attacks.
This white paper provides useful background information on email
security issues. It will help you examine the security
threats facing your corporate email system and determine what
kind of email security solution your company needs.
intrusion-detection and -analysis in Windows 2000/NT
This white paper demonstrates that the audit and reporting
facilities in Microsoft Windows NT and Microsoft
Windows 2000, although a good foundation, fall far short of
fulfilling real-life business needs. Therefore, the
need exists for a log-based intrusion-detection and -analysis
intrusion detection: Catching hackers red-handed on your web
This white paper focuses on how administrators can set up their
web servers successfully and safely.
Describing the tools used by hackers to gain backdoor access to
your IIS web servers, this paper details
the necessary steps to detect successful intrusions on your
network, as well as explaining how to prevent
such attacks to your web server.