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Part VI: Security > Exchange Server Security Basics

Chapter 19. Exchange Server Security Basics

The Scope of Security468
Motivations of a Criminal Hacker469
How Hackers Work470
Physical Security474
Administrative Security474
SMTP Security480
Computer Viruses485
Junk E-Mail487
Security Tools Provided by Microsoft488
Summary489


Security incidents, including hacking, virus attacks, spyware outbreaks, and identity theft, have rocked the computing world. Due to the e-mail server’s reliance on access to the outside world, e-mail has become a target for miscreants everywhere, who try to use this medium to gain access to an organization. As such, security has become so central to the administrator’s role that a large portion of this book is devoted to a discussion of it.


  

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