SoCal CU Quells Its Spam Headaches

Jepson, Kevin
October 2004
Bank Technology News;Oct2004, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p47
Trade Publication
The article describes Spam-filtering software used by CU SOCal at its e-mail server and employees' inboxes. CU SOCal turned to the vendor Commtouch Software Ltd. to act as a net to ferret out unwanted e-mails. The vendor reports that employees spend 90 minutes every day dealing with its share of the more than six million different Spam messages circulating the Internet. CU SoCal is using Commtouch's Enterprise Gateway, which offers both IT administration and end users the ability to set Spam policies. The 36,000-member CU is rolling out Commtouch gradually, first to a selected test group and by the summer end will use the technology to filter Spam for all of CU SOCal's 150 e-mail users at five locations.


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