SI-8: Spam Protection


2019-04-12 13:01:48.067729




The organization:

Code Description
SI-8a. Employs spam protection mechanisms at information system entry and exit points to detect and take action on unsolicited messages; and
SI-8b. Updates spam protection mechanisms when new releases are available in accordance with organizational configuration management policy and procedures.

Additional Guidance

Information system entry and exit points include, for example, firewalls, electronic mail servers, web servers, proxy servers, remote-access servers, workstations, mobile devices, and notebook/laptop computers. Spam can be transported by different means including, for example, electronic mail, electronic mail attachments, and web accesses. Spam protection mechanisms include, for example, signature definitions.