Due to the fact that email is one of the main channels through which malware and spam are distributed nowadays, it is essential that an effective mail server security solution is in place. The new Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Exchange ensures world-class anti-malware and anti-spam protection of your Microsoft Exchange mail servers (including latest 2013 version) thanks to the new, powerful antivirus engine, comprehensive antivirus scanning of messages and intelligent spam detection. As a result, not only your mail servers, but also your corporate network stays malware- and spam-free while maximizing business productivity.
Powerful Antivirus and Anti-Spam Engines
Powerful technologies enable increased scanning speed with reduced system resource consumption.
The engine ensures increased performance and stability with minimum memory requirements.
The application offers complete protection of Microsoft Exchange Server and is compatible with DAG (Database Availability Group).
Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Exchange Servers offers flexible, user-friendly settings to ensure anti-spam and anti-malware protection that meets your business security goals.
The application carries out anti-spam scanning of messages written in different languages, including Asian language sets.
Effective Anti-Spam Protection Through Intelligent Detection
Intelligent Spam Recognition Technologies:
The application scans all messages for spam based on formal attributes such as the sender's email and IP address, the size of message and message header. In addition, the content of messages and attachments is analyzed using intelligent technologies including unique graphical signatures which detect spam in the form of images. Kaspersky Security for Exchange includes integration with Kaspersky Security Network (KSN) – to access Kaspersky’s cloud-based database and obtain real-time information about new spam.
You now have the option of using Reputation Filtering — an additional anti-spam scanning service that increases the accuracy of spam detection and reduces the probability of Anti-Spam false positives
Additional message scanning:
For additional protection against spam, messages are scanned using DNSBL lists of spammer addresses and SURBL technology which detects spammer URLs in messages.
As administrator, you can configure separate processing rules for each category of unsolicited mail to prevent any loss of information. For instance, messages that are known to be spam can be blocked; suspicious mail can be directed straight to the Unwanted Mail folder; and formal messages such as message delivery and message read confirmations can go directly to the Inbox.
White- and blacklists:
There is a facility for administrators to create trusted (white) and blacklists based on the sender’s SMTP or IP address. A white list can also be created using the recipient’s SMTP address. Any message received from a white-listed sender is not scanned and is delivered straight to the recipient. However, if the address is blacklisted, the message will be tagged with a special heading and processed according to the rules configured by the administrator.
Powerful Protection Against Malware
The solution detects and removes all types of viruses, worms, Trojans and other malicious objects from the stream of incoming and outgoing messages, including attachments in almost any format. It detects and removes not only known malware but also potentially dangerous programs.
On-demand and on-schedule background scanning:
All folders and messages stored on the server are subject to background scanning to ensure that all objects are processed using the latest version of the antivirus databases. This has minimal impact on server load.
Before deleting messages, the application makes backup copies so that it is possible to restore important information if attempts to remove malicious objects fail or if a message is incorrectly categorized as spam. A wide range of search parameters make it easier to find objects in the backup storage area.
A single administrative console (built into the Microsoft Management Console) with centralized reporting and backup to control all your Exchange servers.
You can configure the application based on your company's IT security policy and hardware capabilities. For example, you can exclude certain file types from scanning or configure the spam intensity level. You can also configure antivirus and anti-spam processing scenarios for different message categories, create white and blacklists by senders' or receivers' addresses, etc.
Updates to antivirus databases are available on demand or can be completed automatically according to a schedule. You can either download updates directly from the Kaspersky Lab website or from a local server. If required, you can update antivirus and spam recognition databases separately.
The administrative interface is based on the popular Microsoft Management Console with remote administration being an option.
You can monitor the operation of the application and the antivirus protection status using the detailed HTML reports or by viewing the Windows event log. You have complete control over the frequency with which reports are generated and the information to be included in them. All reports can be stored on the hard drive or sent via email.
Sophisticated Notification System:
As the administrator, you can receive notifications about any critical events in the application's operation, either by email or by viewing the Windows event log.
System Requirements for Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Exchange
Product supports the following versions of Microsoft Exchange Server:
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 x64 Service Pack 1
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 x64 Service Pack 3
You can install Kaspersky Security on a server running 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows.
For the installation and operation of Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 must be installed.
The server must be running one of the following versions of Microsoft Windows:
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Small Business Server 2011
Microsoft Small Business Server 2008 Standard
Microsoft Small Business Server 2008 Premium
Microsoft Essential Business Server 2008 Standard
Microsoft Essential Business Server 2008 Premium
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 R2 Enterprise Edition Service Pack 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 R2 Standard Edition Service Pack 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 Enterprise Edition Service Pack 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 Enterprise Edition Service Pack 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 Standard Edition Service Pack 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 Standard Edition Service Pack 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 R2 Enterprise Edition Service Pack 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 R2 Standard Edition Service Pack 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Enterprise Edition Service Pack 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Standard Edition Service Pack 2
The Administration Console can be installed on a server running 32- or 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows.
For installation and operation of Administration Console you will need Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Management Console 3.0 installed.
The product requires SQL Server to be installed locally or remotely. It supports the following versions of Microsoft SQL Server:
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express Edition
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Standard Edition
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Enterprise Edition
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Express Edition
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition
MS SQL Server 2012
MS SQL Server 2012 Express