Upcoming DMARC.org Talks

DMARC.org director Steve Jones will speak to the Email Sender and Provider Coalition during their monthly call on Thursday, September 7th. The talk will address recent articles about low adoption of DMARC in various industry sectors, obstacles organizations encounter when deploying DMARC, and what recent and upcoming events may change that equation. Jones will also […]

New ARC Implementations at IETF 99 Hackathon

An Authenticated Received Chain (ARC) table was organized at the weekend hackathon held before the IETF 99 meeting in Prague this week. ARC is an official work item of the IETF DMARC Working Group, and will be discussed during the working group meeting Thursday morning. Participants from two different vendors worked on new implementations of […]

ARC Training at M3AAWG 40 in Lisbon, Portugal

There will be training in configuring ARC-enabled software, and adding ARC support to email infrastructure using open source software, at the 40th general¬†meeting of M3AAWG. This meeting will be held at the Corinthia Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal the week of June 12th. Several members of the ARC community will conduct the tutorial program on Monday, […]

Can I Use DMARC If I Have Only Deployed SPF?

A question people asked repeatedly in 2016 was whether or not their organization could deploy DMARC if they only used SPF at present. They knew the recommendation is to use both DKIM and SPF, and were concerned that their organizations couldn’t benefit from DMARC without DKIM. The short answer is that you can use DMARC […]

Updates To Who Is Using DMARC?

On February 25th of this year we published a page listing interesting companies that were using DMARC in some capacity. While not a comprehensive survey, it included well-known companies who had published a DMARC policy in DNS. We recently took a look at that list, and were pleased to see that some updates were in […]

DMARC.org Presenting In Tokyo Nov 28th

DMARC.org Executive Director Steven Jones will be speaking about email authentication at TwoFive, Inc’s Cloud and Messaging Day event in Tokyo on Monday, November 28th. Also appearing will be Heikki Gruner of Cloudmark, and anti-spam campaigner Neil Schwartzman. A panel discussion later in the program will also feature noted email experts Shuji Sakuraba and Ayachika […]

United Kingdom Leading The Way In Email Security

The United Kingdom may have the most forward looking policies and deployment plans of any major government. Last week Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond announced a ¬£1.9 billion national cyber security strategy that includes a broad series of measures, and will continue a series of improvements in email security that the UK government has […]

Zendesk moves to “p=reject”

Customer service and support platform provider Zendesk has employed DMARC to monitor email activity using their domains for several years. In September, Zendesk switched over 80,000 sub-domains that they use to support their customers to a “p=reject” DMARC policy. This prevents fraudulent email using these sub-domains from reaching consumers, and protects their customers’ and Zendesk’s […]