Best Authentication Practices for Email Senders

Product managers and engineers from some of the world’s largest mailbox providers recently got together to explain coming changes in email authentication at an industry conference. While we can’t share all that was said, we did get permission to share their combined best practice recommendations, which will work as well for a small business as […]

“DMARC is easy!” “DMARC is hard!” Which is it?

It happens so often in IT that it’s a clich√©. Somebody comments to senior management about a complex, long-term project you’re involved in, saying: “That’s easy, I could do that in an afternoon. What’s taking your people so long?”¬† Or you’ve spent weeks on careful research, building the business case, explaining the cost-benefit trade-offs, and […]

Email Authentication and Messaging Operations

Effective email authentication requires an organization to have clear control of its messaging operations, and it can take a lot of work to get there if you don’t already have it. But many don’t realize that deploying DMARC – before or while you’re deploying DKIM and SPF – can offer a valuable external view of […]