SpamExperts leads the way to the .cloud

Earlier this week, the Registry for the upcoming new Top-Level Domain .CLOUD announced the first wave of Pioneers. Over 30 companies spanning from market leaders in the Cloud space to innovative startups are the first able to use a .cloud domain to promote themselves and tell their stories in a new, more effective way.

As an award-winning market leader in the spam control space, we were extremely excited by the opportunity offered by the .cloud Pioneer program to give a fresh new home to our growing cloud-based

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Vulnerabilities in the Email Protection Industry

In the heady days after “A Plan for Spam”, developing anti-spam software was an exciting field full of rapid developments, as giants of computer science and mathematics like Tim Peters, John Graham Cumming, and Bill Yerazunis came up with new ideas to identify spam. In those days, it felt like a constant race with the spammers – they would come up with a new trick to fool our software, we’d figure out a counter to the trick, and so on – building better mousetraps all the way down.


These days, everything seems a lot tamer. Spam is still a big problem, but effective filtering gets rid of most of the bad mail, and to be a great product, it’s critical to offer not just filtering but a wide range of additional functionalities, like integration, configurability, flexibility, and responsive support. Spammers still come up with the occasional new trick, but the innovation from the bad guys has really moved to other areas, like social media.

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How Open Source Has Helped Us Grow


Open source has been a consistent trend for the past years, as more and more commercial companies are getting involved, sponsor and promote such projects. It is more common for companies in the Internet industry to use a mix of open source and proprietary software and make use of a large number of technologies coming out of the open source community. Take Linux, an open source operating system, on which a high number of companies run, and probably the best example of the open source joint efforts.

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7 Current Trends in Secure Web-Application Development

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24 years ago, Tim Berners-Lee introduced the first toolset for web-development. It involved 18 HTML tags and no technologies like CSS or JavaScript.  Back then, the issue of application security was not truly existing. Today, in order to build even a basic website, a web-developer or a team have to consider many technologies, frameworks and approaches, and select those suitable for each particular project.

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