filter policy

In Symantec Brightmail Gateway, a set of actions that apply to a category of messages. The actions specified in a filter policy are only applied to users who are members of a policy group that includes the filter policy. There are three types of filter policies: spam, virus, and content filtering policies. Filter policies can also make use of policy resources. See also policy group, policy resources.

A set of actions that apply to a category of messages, Web content, and files.