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  • 18 August, 2003 10:37

<p>Clearswift launches CS MAILsweeper™ Anti-spam Edition – easy spam protection through pre-configured anti-spam policy</p>
<p>Sydney, 18 August 2003 –Slam spam in 10 minutes flat, with today’s launch of Clearswift MAILsweeper™ Anti-spam Edition.</p>
<p>Recent research by Clearswift, the world leader in managing and securing electronic communications, found that the majority of respondents believed their spam-filtering technology was ineffective. Many organisations relied on only one element of a comprehensive anti-spam policy, such as spam blacklists, while other organisations were not configuring their email filtering software effectively.</p>
<p>“Most organisations expect that once you’ve plugged in your anti-spam technology the problem is solved but this has not been the case,” according to Alyn Hockey, global head of research and development at Clearswift. “CS MAILsweeper™ Anti-spam Edition is the only pre-configured spam filtering software available, giving instant protection from spam without having to rely on post-installation IT admin,” he said.</p>
<p>Organisations need a combination of techniques to protect against spam. “Clearswift MAILsweeper™ Anti-spam Edition features a comprehensive set of pre-configured spam-blocking techniques that provide maximum protection with the minimum of hassle,” said Hockey.</p>
<p>Clearswift MAILsweeper™ Anti-spam Edition eliminates the need to invest time in choosing the components of an anti-spam strategy, and time and money configuring the spam policy.</p>
<p>Clearswift gives customers an automated database service updating daily on all known spam. The email filtering configurations can also be tweaked to refine and extend the anti-spam features according to the nature and needs of the organisation.</p>
<p>Clearswift MAILsweeper Anti-Spam Edition™ can also be used to prevent the circulation of inappropriate images and text and oversized files. It also has features which prevent loss and corruption of data, breaches of confidentiality, entry of viruses and circulation of malicious code.</p>
<p>Note: Alyn Hockey is in Sydney from 18 August and available for interviews</p>
<p>About Clearswift:</p>
<p>Clearswift is the world's leading provider of software for managing and securing electronic communications. Clearswift delivers the capabilities for organisations to protect themselves against email and web-based threats, meet legal and regulatory requirements, implement productivity-saving policies and manage intellectual property passing through their network.</p>
<p>The company's expertise lies in establishing and enforcing e-policies. Content security threats include the circulation of inappropriate images and text, spam and oversize files, loss and corruption of data, breaches of confidentiality, as well as viruses and malicious code. More information about Clearswift, its products and services is available at</p>
<p>For further information, please contact:
Monica Vardabasso Chy Chuawiwat
Primary Communication Clearswift Asia/Pacific
61 2 9212 3888, 0414 472 012 61 2 9424 1220</p>

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