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MX Reports Email Security

MX released its latest data on email security

DENVER -- MX Logic Inc., a provider of innovative, easy-to-use email defense solutions for businesses of all sizes, today released its latest data on email security. Key among the company's findings is that spam accounted for an average of 61 percent of all email through the MX LogicR Threat Center in April.

This compares to 56 percent in March 2006 and 70 percent in April 2005. The highest daily spam volume during April 2006 occurred on Saturday, April 15, when spam accounted for 84 percent of all email filtered by MX Logic.

The company also reported that, on average, 0.5 percent of all unsolicited commercial email it filtered in April complied with The Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing (CAN-SPAM) Act the federal anti-spam law. This compares with 0.6 percent compliance in March

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