Protecting Outlook Web from Denial of Service and Brute Force Attacks

April 5, 2016
Categories: brute force attack, Outlook Web, OWA Security, Denial of Service, Uncategorized

Last week we highlighted the exposures that exist with attachments in Outlook Web. This week we look at protecting Outlook Web from Denial of Service and Brute Force Attacks. Depending upon how you have configured Outlook Web Access (OWA) and Active Directory, you will be opening your network up to either brute force attacks or denial of service attacks. This is an either/or decision for most organizations as it is difficult in native OWA to choose to protect against both at the same time. The reason for this is that OWA and the Active Directory are both governed by the same account lockout policy settings.

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Exchange OWA Deployments Are Not Safe from Brute Force Attacks

March 21, 2013
Categories: Blog, brute force attack, OWA Guard, OWA Security, security

I recently read an interesting article that stated “automated password-cracking software can perform 100 million checks per second – equating to a four-character password being cracked in 0.16 seconds, and a six-character password in just 11.4 minutes.” (SC Magazine, February 2013)

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OWA Protection Against Cybercrime with FBI Security Recommendations #2

February 1, 2013
Categories: Blog, brute force attack, cybercrime, OWA Guard, OWA Security, security

 

Messageware can help you meet the FBI’s recommendations for protecting your organization against cyber threats by securing the OWA Sign-On page and providing insight into logon and connection activity.
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OWA Protection Against Cybercrime with FBI Security Recommendations #1

January 1, 2013
Categories: AttachView, Blog, brute force attack, cybercrime, OWA Security, security

 

Messageware can help you meet the FBI's recommendations for protecting your organization against cyber threats by securing OWA email attachments and your sensitive corporate information.
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Messageware OWA Guard Release Candidate Now Available

April 10, 2012
Categories: brute force attack, OWA Guard, security, Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010

The Release Candidate for Messageware OWA Guard, the first security product to empower users with Microsoft Exchange OWA Sign on protection, is now available for free to companies worldwide.

April 10, 2012, Toronto, Canada – Messageware (http://messagewareinc.wpengine.com), the world's leading provider of enterprise security, productivity and customization solutions for Microsoft Office Outlook Web App (OWA), today announced the release candidate for Messageware OWA Guard for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 is now available and companies worldwide are invited to download the solution. This patent pending, server security software for Microsoft Exchange OWA is designed to protect businesses and employees from unauthorized access to corporate information by applying advanced sign-on security measures.

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