DeploymentTechnical Guidance

How to Publish a DMARC Record with DYN

For those of you that use DYN as your DNS provider, here are brief instructions for adding a DMARC record. If your domain has been added to DYN through one of their partners you’ll manage your DNS records through that hosting partner. Create your domain’s DMARC record. If you have already generated a DMARC record,…
John Bowers
3 December 2020
DeploymentTechnical Guidance

How to implement DKIM and/or DMARC on Microsoft Exchange Server

Although many organizations are migrating to the cloud via Microsoft 365 or Exchange Online, we still see many operating their own on-premises Microsoft Exchange Server. Over the past few years we’ve seen an increase in implementations of DMARC and DKIM in various platforms. Unfortunately, there is no out-of-the-box support for DKIM and DMARC in Microsoft…
Vaughn Talbert
23 September 2020
DeploymentTechnical Guidance

How to Publish a DMARC Record with GoDaddy

For those of you that use GoDaddy as your DNS provider, here are brief instructions for adding a DMARC record. If your domain has been added to GoDaddy through one of their partners you’ll manage your DNS records through that hosting partner. Create your domain’s DMARC record. If you have already generated a DMARC record,…
Vaughn Talbert
7 August 2020
DeploymentTechnical Guidance

How to Publish a DMARC Record

A DMARC record exists as part of your Domain Name System (DNS) record, which routes traffic on the internet. You can include additional information in the DNS, like your domain’s DMARC record—a text entry within the DNS record that tells the world your email domain’s policy based on the configured SPF and DKIM protocol. To…
Vaughn Talbert
3 June 2020
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Vendor Management: The Importance of Identifying Third-Party Sources

For many organizations, the deployment of DMARC across their domain catalog can involve many challenges. One such challenge is the identification of all third-party services, also called sources, that send email on behalf of one or more domains. Our Deployment Team recommends the important step of developing a strong process surrounding the risk assessment, procurement…
John Bowers
19 February 2020
DeploymentTechnical Guidance

What is a DMARC Record?

As a mission-driven company, dmarcian is focused on spreading the adoption of DMARC. Because of this, we interface with a wide range of people with varying degrees of knowledge. We thought we’d take a step back and take a look at something fundamental: What is a DMARC record? A DMARC record is a text entry…
Vaughn Talbert
3 February 2020
DeploymentTechnical Guidance

Top 5 DMARC Deployment Mistakes

With phishing exploits at an all-time high, there’s growing awareness of how DMARC can help protect domains and make email more trustworthy. It’s no secret that enacting DMARC can be a complex and intimidating process. DMARC project teams often enter uncharted territory and make mistakes as they deploy the DNS-based protocol. Our support and deployment…
John Bowers
29 January 2020
DeploymentTechnical Guidance

DKIM Selectors

This article takes a look at DKIM Selectors in particular. We explain: What DKIM Selectors are Where to find your own DKIM Selector To use DKIM, email servers are configured to attach special DKIM signatures to the emails they send. These signatures travel with the emails and are verified along the way by the email…
Vaughn Talbert
13 January 2020