Symantec technicians create custom rules to block this spam in realtime.
These rules are downloaded to Symantec Brightmail servers, also in realtime.
Brightmail's services were mostly geared toward ISPs, whose subscribers were demanding a solution to spam or junk email, as it is estimated that fifty percent of all email is unwanted spam.
Traditional signature and heuristic file scanning engines form the backbone of Symantec’s security solutions; these engines use dozens of techniques to scan files for both known as well as unknown threats.
Symantec Messaging Gateway is een product voor het beveiligen van in- en uitgaande mailstromen.
Het borduurt voort op Brightmail, dat in 2004 werd overgenomen door Symantec.
Gateway Anti Virus downloads signature updates from a signature update server.
Gateway AV, IPS, Application Control, and Data Loss Prevention all use the same signature update server.
SMG kan op een bijbehorende hardware-appliance worden gedraaid of virtueel in VMware of Hyper-V.
The Symantec Brightmail solution consists of the Brightmail Anti Spam software along with realtime anti-spam and anti-virus rule updates downloaded to email servers.
What are the common ports and hostnames used by Symantec Brightmail products?