Join Nancy C. Muir for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up protection for messaging and email, part of Norton Internet Security Essential Training.
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…Norton Internet Security provides several ways to scan incoming email and…messages to protect your computer from spam and virus attacks.…In this movie you learn about the settings you can make in Norton to turn scans on…and off and allow trusted senders to come through.…All the settings for…email and messaging are located on the Network tab of Settings.…Click Message Protection.…The first setting is called Protected Port Settings.…This designates which ports in your computer are used for incoming email.…
The defaults for SMTP and POP3 email traffic should be fine.…The Email Anti-virus Scan setting, when turned on, scans incoming and…outgoing messages for viruses.…So, we'll just leave that one on.…If you click Configure to the right of this setting,…you can specify whether to scan incoming messages and or outgoing messages.…Whether you want increased protection that could find worms that…are coming into your system.…And, what to do when scanning email messages.…In other words, prevent your computer from timing out during the scan.…
She explains how to set up real-time protection, configure scans of your system, and schedule tasks so that they don't hog system resources at important times. She'll also show how to set up a Smart Firewall to protect your entire network, and configure antivirus and antispam protection for messaging and email. Then learn how to protect and control your family's experience online, use an Identity Safe account for web browsing, and work with Norton's add-on cloud-sharing, mobile security, and remote monitoring services. Finally, Nancy explains how to incorporate Norton software as part of an overall privacy and security effort.
- Installing Norton Internet Security
- Excluding sites from scans
- Viewing performance data
- Running updates
- Configuring and running scans
- Protecting yourself online and on mobile devices