frontbridge and ferris research to provide tips to enterprises on avoiding the latest email scam

By | December 8, 2004

WHAT: FrontBridge Technologies is hosting the second installment of its two-part webinar series, “Spam Wars.” Session two – “Preventive Approaches to Avoiding Spam Scams” – will explain how new strains of spam are preying on unsuspecting email users — stealing confidential data, emptying bank accounts and wreaking havoc on corporate networks — and what companies can implement to keep employees safe. Ferris Research will provide expert analysis of the latest messaging scams, including phishing emails, botnets, joe jobs and 419 attacks. FrontBridge will discuss how companies can implement its unique combination of content- and connection-based approaches to message filtering.

All attendees will receive a copy of FrontBridge´s Anti-spam Solution Report Card to help evaluate current and future filtering solutions.

Topics to be covered:

· The proven link between virus writers and spammers

· The impact of botnets on the global spam epidemic

· How to spot a scam email

· Connection-level preventive anti-spam measures – authentication, traffic throttling, reputation and accreditation services

· How FrontBridge can help prevent email scams with perimeter-based filtering

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: December 14, 2004; 9:00 a.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 centres. FrontBridge was the first company to guarantee 99.999 per cent service level agreements (SLA) for service availability and the only company with a 100 per cent 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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