dmarcian Platform

Source Viewer Overview

The Source Viewer is where you get a quick, digestible view of where your mail is coming from and most importantly, what level of SPF, DKIM, and DMARC coverage each of your domains have. A Source is either a server under your control or a third-party platform that’s sending email on your behalf. dmarcian has…
Vaughn Talbert
26 March 2021

What is Business Email Compromise (BEC)?

Because of the accessibility of email, we’ve seen increased abuse that has become more sophisticated over the years. Business email compromise (BEC) attacks cost organizations an estimated $1.77 billion in losses in 2019 for the US alone, reports the FBI, which received a total of 23,775 complaints related to this threat. This domain abuse has…
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
dmarcian Platform

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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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

The Intersection of Marketing and Domain Security

dmarcian Marketing Director John Bowers tells a cautionary tale and speaks to the need for marketing departments to coordinate efforts with their organization's IT department.The marketing and domain-security crossroad has become a treacherous place. Less than six months after helping my teenage son set up an account at a major U.S. bank, he and I received…
Vaughn Talbert
17 October 2019
phishing Ecosystem NewsTechnical Guidance

Three Steps for Basic BEC Defense

Weaponized fake emails are fooling businesses around the globe. When combined with easy access to information from business-facing social networks, BEC attacks now indiscriminately target everyone—from the smallest shops to the largest organizations in the world. The following three steps will put basic BEC defense in place at your organization:Use DMARC to get visibility into…
John Bowers
7 October 2019
Changes in Attitude Ecosystem News

Changes in Attitudes Towards Email Security

Modern email has been around since the early 1980s; unfortunately, attitudes towards email authentication haven't grown with the times, even though it is such a mission-critical application. dmarcian marketing editor Vaughn Talbert sat down with Sales Director Tim Chase for a Q&A about Tim’s deep, broad experience in the email sector. What changes have you seen…
Vaughn Talbert
3 October 2019
Technical GuidanceVideos

Videos on all things DMARC

We're very pleased to feature a series of short, technical videos that walk through various aspects of DMARC.  These videos draw upon the best of our training courses, are freely available and can be viewed at your leisure. These videos stand by themselves and should be accessible even to the less technically inclined among us.…
dmarcian
7 August 2019