How to deploy DMARC for inbound processing

As DMARC adoption increases, more people are looking at using DMARC to filter their own email. We’ve put together this article to outline how to do “DMARC inbound”. Email is vast and DMARC is still being adopted. When you start filtering inbound email using DMARC, you’ll discover two important insights: Email comes in from all sorts of different places. Legitimate email using your domain can come from the outside world. Applying DMARC policies (including your own domain’s policy!) to your…
17 December 2015

How to send DMARC compliant email on behalf of others

Sending other people's email in a DMARC compliant manner can be accomplished in a number of different ways. This article is intended for Email Service Providers (ESPs) and any business that sends email using their own customer's domains (examples: CRMs, talent management companies, billing systems, etc). (more…)
9 December 2015

Where are the Forensic/Failure reports?

People often configure their DMARC records and use the "RUF" tag to ask for Forensic/Failure reports.  However, they're often slow to arrive.  If you just added the RUF tag to your DMARC record, be aware that it might take up to 24 hours for your change to be picked up by the larger Internet.  If you're still not seeing Forensic reports, there are a few other things to note. There are 3 primary reasons why report generators do not send…
8 December 2015

Videos on all things DMARC

We're very pleased to release a bunch of short videos (9 of them!) that walk through various aspects of DMARC.  These videos draw upon the best of our training courses, are freely available, and can be viewed at your leisure. These videos stand by themselves and should be accessible even to the less technically inclined among us.  If you've got an hour and you'd like to become an expert in DMARC, view them in order and then let us know how…
7 December 2015