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SPF Management Challenges

The email world was a much different place back in 1997 when the idea of SPF was taking shape. It went mostly unnoticed when first publicly mentioned around 2000, but fast-forward 20 years, and it is now one of the most widespread forms of email authentication in use, along with DKIM and DMARC. Ensuring the accuracy of your record then was a much different challenge to undertake compared to now. The accuracy of your SPF record relies on your understanding…
John Bowers
23 March 2020
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Top 5 DMARC Insights From Our Live Chat

With extensive training and experience in cybercrime technology, IT support, and research, dmarcian advisor Ernest McLeod shares his insights on working the front lines as users and customers engage with our online chat feature. “Working in this role has given me a unique perspective on how critical email is to businesses, regardless of size. While a project varies in scope and complexity, it is interesting to see how the goals of a freelance graphic designer are the same as the…
Vaughn Talbert
13 March 2020
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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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Detail Viewer Upgrades: Report Processing Optimization and DKIM Selector Visibility

We're incredibly excited to share recent improvements to one of the most heavily used elements of our application—the Detail Viewer. All of us at dmarcian are certain that you will find these updates to be useful throughout the process of DMARC deployment and management. We’ve added some performance enhancements to the data-analysis stage of report processing that has drastically reduced the time it takes for reports to generate. We find this especially impactful when generating reports with large datasets, filtering…
John Bowers
5 October 2019
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Secure Your dmarcian Account with Two-Factor Authentication

dmarcian is happy to announce Two Factor Authentication for user accounts. The new security feature allows token based authentication with an app, such as Authy or Google Authenticator, or FIDO Universal Second Factor (U2F) which enables physical security keys like Yubikey or Nitrokey. You can read Google's recent research paper, “Security Keys: Practical Cryptographic Second Factors for the Modern Web,” to learn about the benefits realized in using U2F-based two-factor authentication. Setup Instructions If you would like to setup 2FA,…
Barry Jones
7 August 2019
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Video: Domain Overview, Source Viewer & Detail Viewer

We take a look at our reporting platform, specifically the Domain Overview, Source Viewer and Detail Viewer. The Domain Overview contains a summary of the status of all your domains and sources. The geographical location of recent abuse is also shown. View the state of your domains at a glance, and get to work locking down your email domains. The Source Viewer shows an overview of the DMARC Capable Sources we have found across all of your domains or domain…
Vaughn Talbert
26 July 2019