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DMARC in 2020 – A Look Forward

The end of the year offers a chance to pause and reflect on what 2020 may have in store. dmarcian's General Manager of the Americas, Ed Carroll, shares his predictions for DMARC in 2020.The end of the year can sometimes seem like an arbitrary mark on the calendar, but as it approaches, I don’t think there is anyone who doesn’t pause to reflect on the year that has passed and to imagine what the next year has in store. It…
Vaughn Talbert
18 December 2019
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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 your domain's DNS and includes the location of the brand’s logo, a square .SVG image. To implement BIMI, both SPF and DKIM must be set…
Vaughn Talbert
17 December 2019
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Herding Cats: Cybersecurity Challenges with a Contractual Workforce

Deploying cybersecurity measures across an independent-minded workforce can be a bit like herding cats. dmarcian Senior Account Specialist Vincent Walstra talks about his experiences with this kind of business structure and the advantages that DMARC can bring.   There are specific types of businesses that face unique challenges when it comes to cybersecurity — those whose workforce is primarily composed of independent contract workers, such as real estate companies and brokerage firms. It can be a bit of a free-for-all…
Vaughn Talbert
29 October 2019
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The Intersection of Marketing and Domain Security

A long-time marketing professional in a diversity of verticals, dmarcian Marketing Director (Americas) 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 a marketing email and text message announcing new account features. The call-to-action in the SMS…
Vaughn Talbert
17 October 2019
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Working Remotely: Four Insights

Working remotely is increasingly becoming an option for employees, with forty percent more employers offering flexible workplace options than they did five years ago in the U.S. alone*. dmarcian Deployment Consultant Fred Bianchi talks about his experience transitioning to a Remote-First environment.After spending most of my career working in an office, working remotely has been a new experience. Because a remote workforce is a rapidly growing trend and becoming commonplace, I thought I’d share some insights I’ve gained since working…
Vaughn Talbert
11 October 2019
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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 the scope of your potential BEC problem. DMARC will show you which servers around the Internet are sending email using your email domains—even the bad…
John Bowers
7 October 2019