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DMARC Reporters Who Skip the DKIM Selectors

Knowing the DKIM selector that is being used for an email domain is important for deploying domain security measures and troubleshooting email. With over seven years of email ecosystem experience, dmarcian Deployment Consultant Mohammed Zaman talks about a DMARC reporter that doesn't convey the selector information.With the DMARC technical standard, the importance for reporters to include DKIM selectors in their reports cannot be minimized. DMARC aggregate reporting is high level and includes all the information you would expect is important…
Vaughn Talbert
20 January 2020
DKIM Selectors

DKIM Selectors

DKIM stands for DomainKeys Identified Mail and is a free email authentication technology that has been around since 2005. It is a method of adding a tamper-proof domain seal to a piece of email and, along with SPF, is a foundation for DMARC. You can find more information about DKIM in general here; this post is going to take a look at DKIM selectors in particular.To use DKIM, email servers are configured to attach special DKIM signatures to the emails…
Vaughn Talbert
13 January 2020
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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
Industry 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 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

DMARC and Email Deliverability

Deliverability, also referred to as inbox placement, is a key concern for today's marketers. With a background in email deliverability, dmarcian Strategic Alliances Manager Victor Minev discusses the effect that DMARC, and its underpinning technologies, has on inbox placement.DMARC and deliverability are obviously interconnected. Depending on who you ask, DMARC has either a  direct or an indirect effect. However, we should start at the beginning by defining deliverability.  Delivery vs. deliverability Delivery means your email has been accepted by the…
Vaughn Talbert
9 December 2019
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How to Handle Your Parked Domains

It is easy to overlook parked domains (also referred to as inactive domains) when it comes to email security. After all, these domains are typically inactive and in some cases not even configured to send email. However, they shouldn’t be overlooked. Failure to take proper precautions protecting inactive domains provides unique opportunities for third parties to abuse them. For the purposes where dmarcian is involved, a parked domain is a domain that isn’t actively in use for sending email. It is…
Vaughn Talbert
19 November 2019