How DMARC Contributes to Email Delivery and Engagement

In the State of Email Security, Mimecast reports that email “impersonation attacks increased almost 70 percent in comparison to the results in last year’s report – with 73 percent of those organizations impacted by impersonation attacks having experienced a direct loss, specifically loss of customers (28%), financial loss (29%) and data loss (40%). Phishing attacks were the most prominent type of cyberattack, with 94 percent of respondents having experienced phishing and spear phishing attacks in the previous 12 months, and…
John Bowers
26 July 2019
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Video: Domain Overview, Source Viewer & Detail Viewer

We take a look at our reporting platform, specifically the Domain Overview, Source Viewer and Detail Viewer. The Domain Overview contains a summary of the status of all your domains and sources. The geographical location of recent abuse is also shown. View the state of your domains at a glance, and get to work locking down your email domains. The Source Viewer shows an overview of the DMARC Capable Sources we have found across all of your domains or domain…
Vaughn Talbert
26 July 2019
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RUA vs RUF

Once you’ve published DMARC records, DMARC data will typically begin to generate within a day or two in the form of reports that give you insight into the way your domains are handling email.  There are two forms of reports: RUA reports that provide a comprehensive view of all of a domain’s traffic, and RUF reports that are redacted copies of the individual emails that are not 100% compliant with DMARC.RUF data was originally intended to provide domain owners with…
Vaughn Talbert
25 June 2019
Press Release

dmarcian Earns B Corporation Certification

dmarcian is proud to announce that it has earned B Corporation® certification from B Lab®, a nonprofit organization that serves a global movement of people using business as a force for good. “It’s one thing to be part of a successful company,” says Shannon Draegen, dmarcian Chief Operating Officer, “but when we use that success for the greater good—to connect to each other, to the community around us, and to the larger environment—it elevates that success beyond bettering ourselves and…
John Bowers
25 June 2019
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Are your Google Calendar Invite Responses Blocked by DMARC?

We have previously discussed the issue of Google Calendar invites (and other Google Suite services) being broken from the perspective of a G Suite owner. But there is also an issue for receivers who interact with Google's email body invite links, as Google spoofs the invitee's domain to generate a notification. If the invitee’s domain is at p=reject, this can occasionally send back a bounce to the invitee, making it confusing for everyone.You may see Google as a source in…
Vaughn Talbert
25 June 2019
Industry News

The Importance of Sources in DMARC

A “source” is what we call any company that offers its clients the ability to send emails with their own domain. This translates to any infrastructure that’s capable of “sending emails on behalf of others.” Bearing this explanation in mind, we can identify several types of sources, the most notable are: ESPs - offer their clients the ability to send bulk (marketing and/or transactional) emails with their own domain ISPs - offer the ability to receive and send emails with…
Vaughn Talbert
23 May 2019