Filter Email from a Specific Country of Origin

Situation – You are receiving spam and/or phishing emails from a country that your company does not normally have dealings with.

Solution – Create an Inbound Filter to quarantine emails from a specific country of origin.

Create an inbound filter to quarantine based on country of origin

  1. Navigate to ‘Security Settings‘ and click > Email > Filter Policies.
  2. Create a New Filter with Direction Inbound. Name it something appropriate e.g. Geo IP Block.
  3. Set the scope to Company Level and configure the filter logic as follows:

Geo Blocking Filter

  • Click Save.

Once created, you can edit the filter or check its usage stats.

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