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Protect Yourself From SPAM. Information Technology TechTalk – October, 2008. Let’s have a show of hands!. How many people get too much SPAM in their inbox? How many people lose important messages due to the SPAM filter?. Icebreaker.

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Protect yourself from spam

Protect Yourself From SPAM

Information Technology

TechTalk – October, 2008


Let s have a show of hands
Let’s have a show of hands!

  • How many people get too much SPAM in their inbox?

  • How many people lose important messages due to the SPAM filter?


Icebreaker
Icebreaker

  • They say to start off with a good joke. Have you heard this one?

  • In 2004, who said;

    • “Two years from now, SPAM will be solved.”


http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=17500979http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=17500979


Funny but not true
Funny, but not truehttp://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=17500979

  • Stupid

  • Pointless

  • Annoying

  • Messages

  • That’s not what it stands for, officially at least. But an official definition made the 1998 publication of the Oxford Dictionary.


How much does it cost
How much does it cost?http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=17500979

According to Wikipedia.org:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spam_email

In 2004, lost productivity costs in the U.S. are over $21 Billion annually.

The IT cost of dealing with spam rose from $20.5 billion in 2003 to $198 billion in 2007.


How much spam
How much SPAM?http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=17500979

According to: http://www.spamunit.com/spam-statistics/

Just under 100 billion spam messages are sent worldwide every day (as of 06/2007)

“Bill Gates allegedly receives 4 million pieces of spam a day, or 0.004% of the total spam worldwide.”


How much spam does ccsu get
How much SPAM does CCSU get?http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=17500979


Some useful links
Some useful linkshttp://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=17500979

  • Humorous Gmail advertisement

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FVme_xIRYk

  • Interesting statistics and tips

  • http://www.spamunit.com/

  • Anti-spam solution used at CCSU

  • http://www.sonicwall.com/us/products/Email_Security_Anti-Spam_67.html

  • Instructions on how to configure SonicWALL

  • http://www.ccsu.edu/its/UserDocs/sonic_wall_instructions.pdf


Now on to the demo
Now on to the demo!http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=17500979


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