Understanding Business Email Compromise

Business Email Compromise (BEC) is a form of cybercrime that uses email fraud to deceive organizations. While the name indicates it is targeting only businesses, every domain owner can be affected. In a common BEC scam, criminals impersonate a company’s vendor and send a believable, yet fake, invoice in order to misdirect transfer of funds.…
Vaughn Talbert
27 October 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
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IP Safelisting Security Feature on dmarcian Platform

In the dmarcian application, you can take advantage of IP Safelisting functionality, which is available for both API access or standard login sessions for Plus and Enterprise subscription tiers. With IP Safelisting, dmarcian account administrators can set permission levels for other account users by restricting browser-based sessions to a predefined set of IP addresses. You…
John Bowers
10 August 2020
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Detail Viewer Overview

dmarcian's platform receives, processes, classifies and visualizes mail from your domain so you can quickly identify SPF and DKIM authentication gaps and unauthorized use of your domains. The reporting platform runs on the most accurate source classification engine in the industry and provides you with accurate and actionable knowledge for managing your email domains. One…
John Bowers
23 July 2020
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DMARC Receiver Foibles

dmarcian’s Service Director Tomki Camp has worked with email authentication technologies for over two decades and has supported DMARC implementation efforts since 2012. In this article, he talks about inconsistencies in the way some providers give feedback on DMARC, and in some instances, don't provide any at all. DMARC data provided by receivers is tremendously…
Vaughn Talbert
4 May 2020

Obstacles along the Path to Wider DMARC Adoption

With over 18 years of relationship management experience in the digital realm, dmarcian’s Senior Technical Account Manager Dan Levinson shares his insights on DMARC as a best practice and obstacles to adoption within the email ecosystem.As a mission-driven company, dmarcian is dedicated to improving and securing the entire world’s email by making DMARC accessible to…
Vaughn Talbert
11 February 2020
Ecosystem News

Introduction to BIMI

BIMI stands for Brand Indicators for Message Identification and is a standard that associates a brand’s logo with an authenticated piece of email. BIMI gives brands an opportunity to reinforce their logo while building trust as a sender within their subscriber’s inboxes.  Like other email authentication standards, BIMI is a text record that lives on…
Vaughn Talbert
17 December 2019
DeploymentTechnical Guidance

RUF – What is it Good for?

Forensic (RUF) reporting was once widely used for email troubleshooting, but privacy concerns have now marginalized its use. With over seven years of email ecosystem experience, dmarcian Deployment Consultant Mohammed Zaman talks about what he sees as the rise and fall of forensic reporting and what the future may hold for it.When did you first…
Vaughn Talbert
13 November 2019