Using Notes/Domino SMTP with a DMZ, Part 1

From the developerWorks archives

David Bell and Timothy Speed

Date archived: December 7, 2016 | First published: November 09, 2004

Email is everywhere -- and so are people who want to abuse it to gain access to your corporate environment. Help keep them out by setting up a DMZ between the public Internet and your company's users and resources. In this first of a two-part series, we explain how SMTP mail works. We take a look at its potential vulnerabilities and how spammers and hackers try to take advantage of them, and then discuss how a DMZ can help spoil their nefarious plans.

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