Kristin Potts, director of marketing, Postini Corp., advises insurers to:* Secure the enterprise e-mail network at the perimeter. This protects e-mail addresses from being stolen through a technique called directory harvest attacks. Once the e-mail address is stolen, it is sold to spammers.

* Build a strong e-mail usage policy that offers guidelines on best practices that may diminish the amount of spam. This helps protect companies in cases where employees who receive offensive e-mail may file harassment lawsuits.

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