That all depends on how clever you are in configuration, but I take your
> From: Information Security[SMTP:guy @
> Sent: Thursday, January 15, 1998 10:38PM
> To: firewalls @
> Subject: Re: FW: Content filtering
> > From: Thomas Liam Romanis
> > Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 1998 7:22PM
> > As Mr Vael replied MIMEsweeper is a very good product for content
> > analysis for blocking viruses (if the av tool used can detect),
> > lexical analysis, blocking junk mail, blocking attachments or
> > particular files types such as EXE'S, COM'S, Binary, MOV'S, MPEG'S
> > ETC... as well as allowing you to add sections to mail such as legal
> > disclaimers. It can also be used to block Java and ActiveX controls.
> And, to clarify, MIMEsweeper is not designed to be a security
> tool for spotting security problems in SMTP traffic beyond
> what is listed above.
> Inclusive keyword logic alone will not spot social security numbers,
> risk management reports, trade confirmations, a wide range of source
> code, proprietary data & documents.