Spam is a daily nuisance in the Internet. Millions of emails are sent to millions of email addresses, promising things such as snake oil cures, love life enhancements, and cheap prescription drugs. In a major E-business where email is one of the primary forms of communication, it becomes a necessity to can spam. While you can't completely prevent spam, you can definitely minimize it.
Warn employees against personal use of work email addresses. This helps ensure that the work emails aren't submitted to malicious destinations.
Have employees only give out the work email to trusted contacts. This could mean only sites authorized by you or your IT department, or people in face-to-face meetings or phone conversations. This step works particularly well when combined with Step 1.
Employ spam filters on all email clients. Microsoft Outlook, a popular email program used in businesses, uses its own spam filters, available in the Options section of the "Tools" menu.
Refrain from clicking any link to "unsubscribe" from the spam site. This usually acts as an indication to the spammer that the email is actively checked, thus encouraging additional spam.
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