Web and email

Web and email configuration can be found under Setup > Web and email. From here you can access more detailed program settings.

PAGE_SETTINGS_ANTISPAM

The Web control module allows you to configure settings that provide administrators with automated tools to help protect their workstations and set restrictions for internet browsing. The aim of the Web control functionality is to prevent access to pages with inappropriate or harmful content. See Web control for more information.

Internet connectivity is a standard feature for personal computers. Unfortunately, the Internet has become the primary medium for distributing malicious code. For this reason it is essential that you carefully consider your Web access protection settings.

Email client protection provides control of email communications received through the POP3(S) and IMAP(S) protocols. Using the plug-in program for your email client, ESET Endpoint Security provides control of all communications from/to the email client.

Antispam protection filters unsolicited email messages.

When you click the gear wheel GEAR next to Antispam protection the following options are available:

Configure... – Opens advanced settings for Email client antispam protection.

User's Whitelist/Blacklist/Exceptions list – Opens a dialog window where you can add, edit or delete email addresses that are considered safe or unsafe. According to rules defined here, email from these addresses will not be scanned or will be treated as spam. Click User´s Exceptions list to open a dialog where you can add, edit or delete email addresses that may be spoofed and used for sending spam. Email messages received from addresses listed in the Exception list will always be scanned for spam.

Anti-Phishing protection is another layer of protection that provides increased defense from illegitimate websites that attempt to acquire passwords and other sensitive information. Anti-Phishing protection can be found in the Setup pane under Web and email. See Anti-Phishing protection for more information.

You can disable the web/email/anti-phishing/antispam protection module temporarily by clicking MODULE_ENABLED.