| In Lesson 1 of E-mail Security School, guest instructor Joel Snyder teaches you standards-based ways to increase the security of SMTP-based e-mail, as well as the architecture for identifying and defining e-mail security threats from the IP layer through SMTP, MIME and up to the content layer.
Webcast: E-mail security: Taming the beast, part one -- The essentials Technical paper: Filling SMTP gaps...
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-- The secrets to using e-mail standards Quiz: Do you have a firm e-mail security foundation? About the Instructor Discussion Forum
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Lesson 1: E-mail security essentials
Lesson 2: Threats and mitigation strategies
Lesson 3: E-mail policy control
Webcast: E-mail security: Taming the beast, part one -- The essentials
Guest instructor Joel Snyder lays the groundwork for creating a holistic e-mail security strategy, including an explanation of how SMTP works, and a methodology for dissecting and understanding e-mail security. This webcast is available on-demand. Participants who register with a valid e-mail address and attend all three course webcasts will receive a certificate of completion from SearchSecurity.com. In addition, through our agreement with (ISC)⊃2;, all CISSPs and SSCPs who attend this webcast can earn 1 CPE credit.
BEGIN THE WEBCAST
Technical paper: Filling SMTP gaps -- The secrets to using e-mail standards
Learn how to add encryption to the SMTP protocol, as well as how to add data integrity, sender authentication and encryption to e-mail messages -- all using standards that have been available since 1999.
READ THIS TECHNICAL PAPER
Quiz: Do you have a firm e-mail security foundation?
The final part of this lesson is the quiz to assess your knowledge of e-mail security essentials. In order to successfully pass the quiz, you need to attend the webcast and read the technical paper.
TAKE THE QUIZ
About the Instructor
Joel Snyder is a senior partner with Opus One, a consulting firm in Tucson, Ariz. He sent his first network e-mail in 1980, and has been designing and implementing enterprise e-mail systems ever since. He is partially to blame for the X.400 messaging standards and has been trying to atone for them ever since.
| Security School Discussion Forum
Round out your Security School experience by interacting with our guest instructor Joel Snyder and your peers. The Security School Discussion Forum is an online community where you can find answers, share strategies and give advice.
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