Winning the War on Spam. Northwest Academic Computing Consortium Online Content: Policy, Strategy and Support June 5-6, 2003, Portland, Oregon Joe St Sauver, Ph.D. ([email protected]) Director, User Services and Network Applications
Winning the War on Spam
Northwest Academic Computing ConsortiumOnline Content: Policy, Strategy and Support
June 5-6, 2003, Portland, Oregon
Joe St Sauver, Ph.D. ([email protected])Director, User Services and Network Applications
University of Oregon Computing Centerhttp://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~joe/spamwar/
II. How Bad Is The Spam Problem? Is It Really Time To Call It A "War"?
Some may be reluctant to admit they're under siege until the enemy begins flinging rotted cows over the wall with a trebuchet, but for the rest of us the signs are quite clear that yes, spammers are now waging war on us.
III. Deciding To Act On The Spam Problem
III. Picking Your Defensive Anti-Spam Strategy
content-based filtering vs. non-content-based filtering
IV. It's Not What's InThe Message, It's Where The Message Comes FromThat Matters
Understanding the efficiency and elegant simplicity of using non-content-based spam filtering strategies
V. Teaching Your Users Crucial Spam Reporting Skills
Your users are key intelligence sources in the war on spam. Your job as their leader is to train them so that they are ready to report meaningfully.