Tag Archives | email security

Zimbra S/MIME encryption whitepaper

Email messages and attachments can be intercepted as they are sent over the Internet. Many email providers support secure connections for incoming and outgoing email. However, the email protocol has a flaw: it falls-back to unsecure connections if an error happens. Zimbra supports S/MIME a standard for encryption and signing email. By using S/MIME encryption […]

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Zimbra Security and PCI DSS

Emails are accessible to most people anywhere and anytime. However, when it comes to handling sensitive data like credit card information, you need to rethink your messaging options. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is an information security framework intended to help merchants and service providers protect credit and debit card transactions […]

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Configuring Fail2Ban on Zimbra

This article is a how-to guide on installing Fail2Ban to block attacking hosts using a null route or blackhole routes. This can help mitigate brute force attacks on Zimbra. Especially brute force attacks on SMTP are very common. Prerequisite: It is required the OIP configuration must be done before configuring Fail2Ban service. For a Single-Server […]

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