Third JPAAWG General Meeting Features DMARC Update

The third JPAAWG General Meeting will be held on November 11th and 12th in a virtual format. An exciting program has been organized, and will once again feature an update on DMARC adoption and standards developments from DMARC.org, as well as keynotes from M3AAWG and sessions with leading industry figures from across Japan and the […]

DMARC Deployments Quadruple In 2017

Using DNS query data supplied by Farsight Security, global deployment of DMARC appears to have grown by roughly 400% over the course of 2017. The portion of these domains publishing “quarantine” or “reject” policies – which generally prevent fraudulent messages using one of these domains from being delivered to the inbox – rose from 21% […]

Presentation from Second JPAAWG Meeting Available

The Japan Anti-Abuse Working Group (JPAAWG) held its second annual meeting in Tokyo, Japan on November 14th and 15th, 2019. DMARC.org director Steve Jones was invited to give a general update on DMARC and related matters, and the slides from that presentation are now available for download (with notes). The update covers a number of areas, including two new publications from the […]

Presentation from First JPAAWG Meeting Available

The Japan Anti-Abuse Working Group (JPAAWG) held its first meeting in Tokyo, Japan on November 8th, 2018. DMARC.org director Steve Jones was invited to give a general update on DMARC and related matters, and the slides from that presentation are now available for download. The update covers several areas of interest to people working to […]

Version 18 of ARC Specification Published

As first reported on the arc-spec.org website, on October 2nd the IETF’s DMARC Working Group published version 18 of the ARC specification document, incorporating the changes suggested during the Working Group Last Call (WGLC).  There are many small language changes to clarify concepts or bring usage in line with other IETF documents, such as Email […]

Working Group Completes Last Call For ARC Specification

The DMARC Working Group has completed Last Call for the ARC specification. This means that when the final consensus changes are incorporated, the document will be submitted for approval and publication by the IETF. It is possible that the specification might be published before the next IETF meeting in November, though perhaps more likely between then […]

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 […]