A more secure Exchange Server is within reach

Securing Exchange Server is crucial for maintaining the end-user experience and protecting the enterprise.

Having a secure Exchange Server deployment is a crucial goal for every admin in every enterprise. Getting there isn't always easy, but there are ways to ensure that your enterprise is on top of its security needs while making sure you've done all you can to prevent major breaches from occurring.

We compiled some of the most helpful resources on Exchange Server security -- including whether to choose on-premises or third-party security tools -- and ways to secure Exchange Server post deployment.

Third-party vs. native email security tools

Native security controls are a good start for keeping email secure, but there are third-party options to consider. Answer these questions about risk, mobile use, control needs, resiliency, cost expectations, overall goals and support.

How to choose the best security tools for Exchange

If your enterprise decides that it's time to look at third-party tools to secure Exchange Server, you'll have to decide between on-premises tools and cloud-based tools. Consider important factors, as well as the benefits and drawbacks of each option.

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Tighten up security in Exchange Server

Keeping a secure Exchange Server deployment is critical in the enterprise. This compilation on security includes useful tools, security best practices, and other resources to help you decide the best steps to keep your environment secure.

Secure Exchange 2010 after installation

There are seven steps admins can take after deploying Exchange 2010 to help ensure it remains secure. Antivirus software and spam control are a must, but there are a few other steps you need to take that you may not have thought about.

Is Exchange 2013's anti-malware protection enough?

Is the native anti-malware protection in Exchange 2013 enough to replace what your enterprise already uses? There are a few ways to help you answer this serious security question when you plan on moving to Exchange 2013.

This was first published in April 2014

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