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Beef up your baseline email security with some cost-effective SmartRules<sup>®</sup> cybersecurity muscle

Beef up your baseline email security with some cost-effective SmartRules® cybersecurity muscle

SMX’s innovative and constantly evolving SmartRules® engine bridges the gap between our generic email filtering services, which are geared towards detecting and blocking the massive amounts of spam, malware and general abuse that constitutes the bulk of the email traffic we see, and the specific security needs of each organisation. At a high-level, SmartRules essentially allows customers to define specific rules and policies controlling the types of content allowed into or out of their site. - by Thom Hooker


SmartRules<sup>®</sup> – Your Email Swiss Army Knife

SmartRules® – Your Email Swiss Army Knife

The recent spate of sophisticated CryptoLocker, phishing and spear phishing attacks has highlighted the security enhancements SmartRules® can enable. But there are many other important features and benefits as well… - by Thom Hooker


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Spark partners with Kiwi company to bring email home

Spark has announced today it will be moving its Xtra email service to New Zealand-owned email provider, SMX.


SMX launches new anti-phishing software to combat sophisticated email fraud attacks

SMX Limited, New Zealand’s largest cloud email security company, has launched new software enhancements to its SMX SmartRules® software designed to protect against sophisticated email phishing fraud.


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Harpooning the whalers for Les Mills International

Secure email management solutions from SMX, including inbound email filtering and SmartRules®, stopped spam, phishing and whaling attacks almost instantly for international fitness industry giant Les Mills International, with SmartRules providing an essential extra layer of defence against further cyberattacks.


Email archiving critical to compliance for Tasman District Council

Tasman District Council has blazed a trail as the first local government organisation to use SMX Cloud Email Archiving to meet compliance obligations.


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Spark to move Xtra email from Yahoo! to SMX

(By Stuart Corner) Spark is to bring the mailboxes of its Xtra email service customers on shore, transferring them from Yahoo! to local email service provider SMX, which operates from a Spark data centre.


Spark kicks Yahoo to the kerb; teams with SMX to bring Xtra email back to Kiwi soil

(By Sara Barker) Spark says it's bringing its email services 'home', after the announcement it will be dropping the Yahoo-owned Xtra email service and moving to SMX, a Kiwi-owned email provider based in Auckland. The company says that all customers will be able to keep their existing Xtra email address, and the changes will be rolled out over three months from January 2017.