Deployment

What to do About Non-DMARC Capable Email Sources

Non DMARC Capable Sources When deploying DMARC, you may occasionally encounter email vendors that do not support DMARC authentication on your outbound email.  While most email service providers have implemented and adopted DMARC as a best practice, some vendors have not caught up. To help users deal with Non-DMARC capable sources, dmarcian classifies these email streams as "Non-Capable" (or "Non-Compliant"). This is done for two reasons: To save our users time trying to get a source of email to send…
dmarcian
19 February 2018
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
Deployment

SMTP Relay for Third Party Sender DMARC Compliance

How can you eventually move to a p=reject policy when third parties are unable to send email properly on your behalf? In many cases, a DMARC compliant SMTP relay server can be used to do the trick. In this article, we’ll explore some of the facets of sending DMARC compliant email from third parties, what to look for, and how common hosted solutions such as Google Apps, Office 365, Amazon Simple Email Service (SES), can be leveraged as SMTP relays.…
dmarcian
19 January 2016

SOBOO: Full sub-domain delegation

Sending On Behalf Of Others: Full Sub-Domain Delegation This article expands on the "full delegation" approach described in the larger How to send DMARC-compliant email on behalf of others article.  An assumption is that the reader is sending email on behalf of others, and desires to send such email in a manner compliant with DMARC. (more…)
dmarcian
4 January 2016