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Sendmail Warns of Rogue Email App Attacks at 2013 SC Congress
Jun 07, 2013 (02:06 PM EDT)
EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sendmail, Inc. announced today it will demonstrate from the 2013 SC Congress the new and growing risks posed by email-generating systems and applications left unchecked in the enterprise.
"We've detected serious security and compliance risks posed by the growing volume of email messages being generated by all kinds of rogue systems and applications under IT's radar," said Sendmail Vice President of Marketing Barry Shurtz in advance of the conference. "It may sound like a minor issue, but these messages can wreak incredible havoc on the network and an organization's ability to conduct business."
Email generating systems and applications in the enterprise can number in the tens of thousands. Some are sanctioned and managed by IT organization, but many others rely on open mail relays, have hard-coded IP addresses, and contain custom code completely outside the visibility and control of IT. Such systems and apps, which include customer care notification, ERP and billing, system monitoring utilities, and even copy machines, can cause:
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