Author Archives: Ed Fisher

About Ed Fisher

An InfoTech professional, aficionado of capsaicin, and Coffea canephora (but not together,) I’ve been getting my geek on full-time since 1993, and have worked with information technology in some capacity since 1986. Stated simply, if you need to get information securely from a to b, I’m your guy. I’m like "The Transporter," but for data, and without the car. And with a little more hair.

8 required features for User Self Service

One feature painfully lacking in many anti-spam products is user self service. This post highlights some of the things that would make up a highly useful add on.

8 required features for User Self Service
   

Fight spam on your blog with Akismet

The fight against spam is fought not only on mailservers and inboxes, but in blogs too. Akismet is my weapon of choice in that fight.

Fight spam on your blog with Akismet
   

7 reasons to outsource SPAM filtering

Anti-spam services are an excellent alternative to keeping this burdensome task inhouse. Here are seven reasons you might consider farming this out.

7 reasons to outsource SPAM filtering
   

Understanding Exchange 2010 Content Filtering

One of the anti-spam technologies built into Exchange 2010 is called Content Filtering. Enabled by default on the Edge Transport server and scanning all inbound emails, the Content Filtering analyzes inbound mail to see whether or not it is likely …

Understanding Exchange 2010 Content Filtering
   

New ‘I have a question’ spam may be a phishing expedition

A new phishing campaign is making the rounds, using the innocuous looking subject line “I have a question.”

New ‘I have a question’ spam may be a phishing expedition
   

12 Email Scams the Grinch Loves to Send Out

Warning users of several common scams is one of the nicest presents you can give them this holiday season.

12 Email Scams the Grinch Loves to Send Out
   

Five ways to help your users fight holiday spam

In this post we talk about ways to help engage your users in the fight against holiday spam.

Five ways to help your users fight holiday spam
   

‘Tis the season to take five simple steps to help prevent spam.

Five steps to take before the holiday season spam starts
   

How not to use IP Block Lists in Exchange 2010

IP Blocklists can easily be implemented wrongly. This post will help you steer clear of any missteps.

How not to use IP Block Lists in Exchange 2010
   

How to set up IP Blocklist Providers in Exchange 2010

IP Blacklists are a great way to help combat spam, but they aren’t the most obvious thing to set up in Exchange 2010. This article should help with that.

How to set up IP Blocklist Providers in Exchange 2010