Tag Archives | security

Half of All Email Systems will be Replaced in Two Years

Today, Zimbra announced the results of the Ponemon Institute’s “The Open Source Collaboration Study: Viewpoints on Security and Privacy in the U.S. and EMEA” report. Sponsored by Zimbra, the study surveyed 1,398 IT and IT security practitioners to learn about their companies’ involvement in the use of open source messaging and collaboration solutions, and their […]

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Microsoft Ruling a Setback to Data Privacy?

For any organization that relies on cloud-based email, there is an important legal decision that may affect your company’s data privacy. In the most recent round of judgment against Microsoft, there are noteworthy remarks from US District Judge Loretta Preska and lawyers for the US Justice Department. “It is a question of control, not a […]

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New On-Demand Webinar: Zimbra and Mailguard Address Critical Email Security & Privacy Questions

Data privacy and security are major concerns for companies of all sizes and verticals. With the rising number of security breaches and Edward Snowden blowing the whistle on government overreach at the NSA, we have a new awareness of just how exposed our communications are. According to a study by Dell, these security breaches cost […]

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JavaScript Hijacking

In the past few days news sites and a few blogs have picked up a document written by Fortify Software regarding “JavaScript Hijacking”. We’ve also had a few customers and our community ask for Zimbra’s view on the topic. First and foremost we take security very seriously. We’ve talked about securing ajax in the past […]

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Securing Ajax

To continue the Zimbra blog series on Ajax (recent entries include Ajax innovation is about the server, Ajax optimization techniques (presented at OSCON), OpenAjax update, and Ajax’s impact on scaling), we wanted to offer some general thoughts on securing Ajax applications gleaned, of course, from our Zimbra experience. (more…)

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Is your mail server an open relay?

Some of you may already know about this but for those who don’t or forgot. After setting up your mail server you should run a mail relay test. This will run several tests against your MTA and verify it’s properly configured. By default Zimbra ships postfix such that it’s not a relay. However any custom […]

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