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Google Announces ‘Manage Routing, Basic Filtering of Email’ for Apps Administrators, Continuing Postini to Google Apps Transition, Announces $2Million Rewared for Pwnium 2 Competition

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Back in July 2007, Google acquired Postini, and since than, they’re integrating its security and compliance capabilities directly into Google Apps such as “user policy management; email content filters; archiving, retention and eDiscovery with Google Apps Vault” and more.

Today, in a blog post, Google announced a new feature …

Google Apps Admins Gets ‘Improved Email Compliance Footers, Approved/blocked Sender Lists’ and More!

Google Apps for Business, Education and Government Gets business class management features to GmailGoogle Apps for Business, Education and Government Gets business class management features to GmailGoogle Apps for Business, Government and Education administrators can now access and configure improved email compliance footers, approved/blocked sender lists and file attachment policies for Gmail, directly from the control panel, announced Adam Dawes, Gmail Product Manager.

“Previously, Google Apps customers used Google Message Security, powered by Postini, to provide these …

Google Apps and Google App Engine receive SSAE-16 certification

Since 2008, Google Apps has successfully undergone annual SAS 70 Type II audits. This year the SAS70 Type II audit has evolved into the SSAE 16 Type II attestation and its international counterpart, ISAE 3402 Type II. Goole has now become the first major cloud providers to be certified for compliance to these new standards,” …

Postini Features Move into Google Apps, Simplifying E-mail Security Policies for Domains

Google To create a unified Google Apps experience, Google is moving some Postini features directly into the Google Apps administrative interface. “The new Objectionable Content and Content Compliance email security settings, available directly in the Apps control panel, will allow admins to filter messages based on word lists or predefined sets of words, phrases, text …

Recipient Policy Framework (RPF): An Enhanced Email Authentication for Postini

In January this year, Google introduced DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) in Google Apps – which can help reduce the risk of phishing attacks sent from spoofed domains.

And now, Google’s Postini services customers can take advantage of a new capabilities dubbed Recipient Policy Framework (RPF), to help protect users on legacy …

Microsoft “Google Message Continuity Doesn’t Provide Seamless Transition During Exchange Server Outage”

A week after, Google released Google Message Continuity service powered by Postini to Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2003 customers. Microsoft’s telling companies still running Exchange 2010’s precursors that they should carefully consider the implications of embracing GMC.

Julie White, director of Microsoft Exchange product management is revealing that,

Google Open Sources Postini EZCommand Shell

Today, Google open sourcing the Postini EZCommand Shell, a Perl script allowing Postini administrators to issue EZCommands to Postini from a command line. The script is useful in two ways: “First, it allows Postini administrators to make Postini EZCommands from a terminal. Second, it provides sample code for developers.”

“For years we’ve had …

Google Message Continuity Powered by Postini Brings Gmail’s Reliability to Microsoft Exchange

Google introduced a cloud-based email continuity solution called “Google Message Continuity” that helps ensure that you always have access to your email.

“If you run Microsoft Exchange 2003 or 2007, Google Message Continuity can help you ensure that your users never lose access to email during a Exchange outage, whether planned or unplanned. …

Q3’10 Spam & Virus Trends from Google Postini “Shortended URLs, Use of NDRs” and More! Detected

“Q3’10 spam and virus trends confirm that spammers are still hard at work distributing malicious content in new and creative ways. August saw a massive 241% increase in virus volume over July, representing the greatest recorded surge in viral activity since 2008. Overall, payload virus volume increased 42% over Q2’10 and 10% over Q3’09, while …

Google Message Security (GMS) Selected As the Gold Award-winner And Won 2010 Nemertes Pilot House Awards

Google Message Security (GMS), powered by Postini, was was selected as the Gold award-winner of the “Messaging Security Products” category by the readers of Information Security magazine and is featured in the September issue.

GMS also won the Top Provider award in the “Security as a Service” category …

Google Postini Live Webinar Featuring Enterprise Holdings On 9/28

Google is holding a free webinar on September 28, where Michael Preuss, Manager of Windows Engineering for Enterprise Holdings, will discuss why his company chose a cloud-based message security solution and how Postini’s powerful spam filtering technology was able to help them address their email security challenges. Adam Swidler, will also provide an overview of …

Maryland Education Enterprise Consortium (MEEC) moves Google Apps for Education Bergelectric choose Google Apps over Microsoft BPOS-S

The Maryland Education Enterprise Consortium will make Google Apps for Education available to 1.4 million students in the state. MEEC is comprised of “University System of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), Maryland Higher Education Commission and Maryland Department of Education,” and provides software resources and services to its 194 members across the state. This includes all …

Q2’10 spam & virus trends “16% increase in spam, 260% increase in virus”, Google Postini report

Spam volume fluctuates in the short term; it shot up 16% from Q1’10 to Q2’10, but overall, spam levels are down 15% from Q2’09. However Q2’10 virus was 260% higher than Q2’09. These trends tell us that spammers are extremely active, their botnets produce high levels spam & virus traffic, and continuously exploiting new techniques. …

Overall spam volume fell 12% from Q4’09 to Q1’10 from Postini

Spam data cited here is drawn from the network of Google email security and archiving services, powered by Postini, which processes more than 3 billion email connections per day in the course of providing email security to more than 50,000 businesses and 18 million business users. “In 2009, security community started seeing diminishing returns from …

“Health Check” for Postini Google Message Security to tune-up filters

Google Postini security services work in the cloud to help prevent spam and viruses before they hit your servers. These services also make it easy for admins to fine-tune filtering options to get the right level of protection for their organization’s unique needs. Google introduced a new reporting feature “Health Check,” which helps you maximize …