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% […]

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 […]

DMARC Required For UK Government Services By October 1st

Government Digital Service (GDS), part of the United Kingdom’s Cabinet Office, is requiring that other government departments adopt DMARC and HTTPS/HSTS to protect their online services by October 1st, 2016. This includes making the strongest DMARC policy (“p=reject”) the default for email services at that time. This will apply to all services operating under the service.gov.uk […]