frontbridge and ferris research collaborate on free webinar series on how to protect businesses from spammers latest trick

By | November 30, 2004

WHAT: FrontBridge Technologies is hosting a free webinar titled, “Spam Wars: How to Protect Your Enterprise from Spammers Latest Tricks.” The first of a two-part series explains how spam has evolved and what companies can do to prevent the latest attacks. Ferris Research will also describe how spammers are beating current content analysis techniques, including methods such as hash busting, Bayesian poisoning and the use of “tiny messages.” FrontBridge will discuss how perimeter-based message filtering can help companies stay one step ahead of these latest enterprise threats.

Topics to be covered:

· Why have spam volumes exploded?

· The economic incentives of spam

· How spam content is changing. The increase in fraud related messages

· How spammers have modified messages to defeat content analysis techniques – Hash busting, Bayesian poisoning, tiny messages

· The need for preventive versus protective anti-spam measures

· A “Report Card” for evaluating enterprise anti-spam solutions

WHO: Session attendees will hear from the lead analyst, spam practice, for Ferris Research (San Francisco, Calif.), Richi Jennings, and Jesse Villa, technical product manager, FrontBridge Technologies.

WHEN: 30 November, 2004; 17:00p.m UK (9:00a.m. PDT)


About Ferris Research

Ferris Research is a San Francisco-based market and technology research firm specializing in messaging and collaborative technologies. For more information, please visit

About FrontBridge Technologies

FrontBridge Technologies Inc. is the market leader for enterprise message management and email security services. Its comprehensive portfolio of managed services includes spam filtering, virus protection, policy enforcement, disaster recovery, secure email and message archiving. FrontBridge managed services are delivered across the company´s SMART network – a proven, reliable, on-demand, globally-distributed network of secure data centers. FrontBridge was the first company to guarantee 99.999-percent service level agreements (SLA) for service availability and the only company with a 100-percent uptime track record.

FrontBridge, headquartered in Marina del Rey, Calif., provides message management and security for more than 3,000 enterprises globally. Visit us on the Web at or call 877.301.8232 or in the UK, +44 20 7872.5417

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