Knowledgebase : Automation Settings
       
For additional questions, please see the DLP FAQ [http://support.proofpointessentials.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/173/34/dlp---data-loss-prevention-faqs]. SSN GUIDE Fall into two formats. Formatted - Matches ###-##-#### Unformatted - ...
When attempting to create a filter (as outlined in Knowledge Base Article Essentials Filters: Expanded Overview [http://support.proofpointessentials.com/index.php?/default_import/Knowledgebase/Article/View/93/0/essentials-filters-expanded-overview]) for a...
ADMIN GUIDE STATEMENT: You can approve or block specific senders and recipients, based on the email address, domain, subdomain, attachment type, email size, words in the email or header, source country or destination country. The Anti-Spam service detec...
LIST OF FILE EXTENSIONS: MICROSOFT EXECUTABLES: .exe, .com MICROSOFT BINARY LIBRARIES: .dll MICROSOFT EXECUTABLE SCRIPTS: .bat, .pif, .scr VISUAL BASIC FILES: .vb, .vbe, .vbs OTHER VULNERABLE MICROSOFT FILES: .chm, .hlp, .inf, .isp, .lnk, .msc, .msi, .ms...
The Proofpoint Essentials system has been changed in May 2015, the most notable change is the addition of Sender Lists [http://support.proofpointessentials.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/188/0/sender-lists---safe-and-block] rather than the trad...
WHITELIST IP TO BYPASS SPAM FILTERING If an email has been blocked by Proofpoint Essentials as a result of content we can ensure further delivery of these emails by whitelisting their IP address.   _To whitelist an IP so that it is not blocked as a re...
The Inbound sender DNS check option provides an additional layer of protection against spam and helps ensure that inbound messages that might not have a destination to bounce to are not allowed in. The proper step to address this is to get the sender to p...
Proofpoint Essentials have implemented logic into our engines to help deal with the recent Dridex campaigns in which emails contain macro enabled attachments. This could cause some legitimate outbound emails to be marked and quarantined as spam. In or...
If you create a filter with this option, then it will come into effect when the engine module responsible for decomposing an email into parts does not know what an attachment is supposed to be. This can happen when the MIME part doesn't have a filename or...
Although Proofpoint by default quarantines emails with a Javascript (.js) attachment you can override this by creating a filter as shown below below: If Recipient Address IS (you can add multiples and separate with comma or semi-colon) And Attachment Na...