Industry News

FTC Study Released Regarding DMARC

Press release from Federal Trade Commission, March 3rd 2017 "In a study released today, the Federal Trade Commission’s Office of Technology Research and Investigation (OTech) reports that most major online businesses are using proper email authentication technology to prevent phishing emails, but few of these businesses are taking full advantage of the latest technologies to combat phishing. Phishing is a type of online scam that targets consumers by sending them an e-mail that appears to be from a well-known source…
dmarcian
3 March 2017
Industry News

Expansion of DMARC is Now Critical

Press Release Reposted with Permission from The Global Cyber Alliance Expansion of DMARC Critical to Reducing Spread of Malicious Emails Global Cyber Alliance Calls on Leading Cyber Companies To Improve Email Protections SAN FRANCISCO, February 14, 2017 – There is a fix that can prevent a great amount of email-born attacks on consumers and businesses. Unfortunately, the vast majority of public and private organizations globally, including leading cyber security companies, have not deployed DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance) to…
dmarcian
14 February 2017
Industry News

Subdomain Management Changes

As many of you may have noticed, there have recently been some changes to the UI regarding subdomains. After talking with people about how subdomains were being used and abused across the internet, we decided to spend some time rethinking how dmarcian process, sorts and displays subdomains. These new changes allow our system to handle large quantities of subdomains more efficiently and accurately. (more…)
dmarcian
9 January 2017
Industry News

What is “External Destination Verification”?

A domain's DMARC record can tell the world to send DMARC reports to a different domain. For example, the domain example.org might have a DMARC record of: v=DMARC1; p=none; rua=mailto:dmarc_reports@sample.net This DMARC record tells people to send reports regarding example.org to the email address of "dmarc_reports@sample.net". Before reports are sent, sample.net must tell the world that it is OK to send example.org's reports to sample.net. Otherwise, reports will not be sent to sample.net. Allowing "external" domains to accept DMARC reports…
dmarcian
23 June 2016
Industry News

Email marketers: DMARC just delivered

In recognition of Safer Internet Day, John Rae-Grant (Google Product Manager) just wrote about 2 significant changes coming to Gmail on the web.  Both changes give users more visibility into the underlying trustworthiness of a piece of email. (more…)
dmarcian
9 February 2016