Threat Protection Rules

Deep Discovery Email Inspector uses threat protection rules to provide security controls that ensure protection against threats. You can configure threat protection rules to specify traffic handling behavior and customize notification messages.

Deep Discovery Email Inspector scans messages for virus and other malware using the following scan technology:

The following table describes the fields on the Threat Protection Rules screen.

Table 1.



Rule Name

View the descriptive name for the rule.

Click a rule name to edit the rule settings.


View one or more actions to apply when the rule conditions are matched.

Associated Policies

View the number of policies that include the rule.

Last Updated

View the date and time the entry was last updated.