INS Email Filtering

Of the 200 billion email messages sent and received every day, 90% of worldwide email is spam according to a Cisco security report Email Filteringcited in Spam, including virus and other threats, can be a serious problem.

Is your business eliminating threats and providing protection from spam while ensuring legitimate email operations? If you need help in overcoming these challenging email times, turn to Integrated Network Systems.

INS provides highly effective email security and anti-spam services all under one roof for small businesses, large enterprises, government and educational institutions, and non-profits.  Our email security service has earned a solid reputation for its overall effectiveness and accuracy while being low cost and low maintenance.

Integrated Network Systems offers a front end email spam filtering (hosted spam filtering service) and virus removal processing service for your domains. At INS, we use our advanced spam and virus filtering servers to remove the junk email and viruses and pass the good email on to your current email server.

The way this works: instead of the email coming from the Internet directly to your email server, as it does now,  it goes to our spam filtering email servers. There it is stripped of spam and viruses and seconds later is passed on to your existing email server. We clean it and pass it on to you.

What is Email Filtering?

Email filtering is the processing of email to organize it according to specified criteria. Most often this refers to the automatic processing of incoming messages, but the term also applies to the intervention of human intelligence in addition to anti-spam techniques, and to outgoing emails as well as those being received.

Email filtering software inputs email. For its output, it might pass the message through unchanged for delivery to the user’s mailbox, redirect the message for delivery elsewhere, or even throw the message away. Some mail filters are able to edit messages during processing.

Benefits of Email Filtering

  • Increased productivity. Email spam filter software gives the internet user personalized online privacy. Spam filter only provides you with emails that you desire to view. It does not flood your inbox with emails that are not relevant to you of messages or otherwise useless.
  • Personalized filter. Most email spam filters can be customized and personalized in accordance to your needs or requirements. You can set your spam filter to filter different types of spam messages, depending on the type of spam that you receive.
  • Phishing scam protection. Spam filters protect you from phishing scams by blocking them. About 70% of spam messages that are sent are phishing scams. Phishing emails are very dangerous. This is because they dupe the recipients of the email to share their personal and confidential information. The information is then used to perpetrate identity theft.
  • White listing capabilities. The email spam filter software allows you to have a personalized white list. The white list contains all the addresses of the people who you would wish to keep contacts with. There is no email from these people that is regarded as spam email or spam message.