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How to Handle Your Parked Domains

It is easy to overlook parked domains (also referred to as inactive domains) when it comes to email security. After all, these domains are typically inactive and in some cases not even configured to send email. However, they shouldn’t be overlooked. Failure to take proper precautions protecting inactive domains provides unique opportunities for third parties to abuse them. For the purposes where dmarcian is involved, a parked domain is a domain that isn’t actively in use for sending email. It is…
Vaughn Talbert
19 November 2019
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Herding Cats: Cybersecurity Challenges with a Contractual Workforce

Deploying cybersecurity measures across an independent-minded workforce can be a bit like herding cats. dmarcian Senior Account Specialist Vincent Walstra talks about his experiences with this kind of business structure and the advantages that DMARC can bring.   There are specific types of businesses that face unique challenges when it comes to cybersecurity — those whose workforce is primarily composed of independent contract workers, such as real estate companies and brokerage firms. It can be a bit of a free-for-all…
Vaughn Talbert
29 October 2019
Deployment

What to do About Non-DMARC Capable Email Sources

Non DMARC Capable Sources When deploying DMARC, you may occasionally encounter email vendors that do not support DMARC authentication on your outbound email.  While most email service providers have implemented and adopted DMARC as a best practice, some vendors have not caught up. To help users deal with Non-DMARC capable sources, dmarcian classifies these email streams as "Non-Capable" (or "Non-Compliant"). This is done for two reasons: To save our users time trying to get a source of email to send…
dmarcian
19 February 2018
Deployment

Too many DNS lookups?

People sometimes run into the "too many DNS lookups" error when rolling out SPF (Sender Policy Framework). It doesn't help that there is a lot of bad guidance on the Internet. This article describes how to fix this issue. (more…)
dmarcian
4 August 2016