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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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Domain Overview, Source Viewer & Detail Viewer Video Overview

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
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RUA vs RUF

Once you’ve published DMARC records, DMARC data will typically begin to generate within a day or two in the form of reports that give you insight into the way your domains are handling email.  There are two forms of reports: RUA reports that provide a comprehensive view of all of a domain’s traffic, and RUF reports that are redacted copies of the individual emails that are not 100% compliant with DMARC.RUF data was originally intended to provide domain owners with…
Vaughn Talbert
25 June 2019
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Are your Google Calendar Invite Responses Blocked by DMARC?

We have previously discussed the issue of Google Calendar invites (and other Google Suite services) being broken from the perspective of a G Suite owner. But there is also an issue for receivers who interact with Google's email body invite links, as Google spoofs the invitee's domain to generate a notification. If the invitee’s domain is at p=reject, this can occasionally send back a bounce to the invitee, making it confusing for everyone.You may see Google as a source in…
Vaughn Talbert
25 June 2019
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What is DMARC.IO?

As presented in the post, The Importance of Sources in DMARC, source information is displayed in several places. Most are within dmarcian’s application itself, but there’s one external repository - DMARC.IO The purpose of this resource is to help operators, developers, deployers – essentially anybody that deals with DMARC in one way or another – by providing information that is classified into four categories: Email sources - infrastructures that send email on behalf of other domains Email forwarders - services…
Vaughn Talbert
23 May 2019
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Easy Guide to Adding DMARC to Office 365

Microsoft's Office 365 platform supports DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance). This protocol prevents spammers from illegitimately using your domain and sending email with a "From" address that makes email appear to come from someone in your domain. The impact of spammers illegitimately using your domain to send spam or junk email negatively affects your domain quality and domain reputation. The complete Microsoft guide is listed here.The starting point is to review the SPF and DKIM settings as an…
Vaughn Talbert
21 March 2019