Barracuda SPAM Firewall

The Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall provides a powerful, easy-to-use solution for complete protection of Webster's email infrastructure. It eliminates spam and virus intrusions while safeguarding Webster's reputation through content inspection based on policy for both inbound and outbound email. Outbound filtering also prevents confidential or sensitive information from being purposely or inadvertently leaked outside the organization.

Definitions

Bayesian The "learning" that the Spam filtering server does to differentiate between Spam and legitimate emails.
Blacklist  Email addresses or domains that will have their messages blocked/deleted regardless of whether or not they appear to be spam.
Email Client The program you use to read your email. Microsoft Outlook, Mac Mail and Netscape Mail are some examples of email clients.
Email Domain The part of the email address after the @. Webster's email domain is webster.edu
Quarantine If the server thinks the message is Spam but is not 100% sure and it will mark/move messages based on this assumption.
Spam Filtering Marking messages with a score, putting information in the subject and/or header or moving messages based on whether or not the message is deemed Spam
Spam Scoring A number that the server assigns to email messages based on predefined criteria that determines if the message is likely Spam or not.
Spam Tagging Putting information in the header and/or subject line of an email to indicate that it is Spam
Whitelist Email addresses or domains that will have their messages passed through regardless or whether or not they appear to be spam. All messages coming from @webster.edu are automatically whitelisted.