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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
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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 come across email reporting? I first came across email reporting back in 2014 when I began working in the email ecosystem. I learned that there…
Vaughn Talbert
13 November 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
Industry News

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
Industry News

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