Federal Government DMARC
Adoption," disclosed an increase from 34% on November 18, 2017 to 47% on December 18, 2017.
Agari's report found DMARC
essentially eliminates spoofing attempts from government domains.
provides insight into any attempts to spam, phish or spear-phish using an organization's brand or name.
Agari's rapid growth can be partially attributed to its leadership as a founding member of the DMARC
(Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance) is a technical specification intended to standardise how email recipient systems authenticate incoming messages using the SPF and DKIM technologies.
builds on those systems, allowing domain owners to ask receiving mail servers to discard mail that fails authentication tests.
, an effort supported by several large firms including AOL, Bank of America, Facebook, Fidelity Investments, and LinkedIn, was announced to great fanfare late last month, and attempts to curtail phishing by helping email receivers determine if a message aligns with what the receiver knows about the sender.
Over three-fourths of domains deployed DMARC
records remain unprotected from fraud, either through misconfiguration or by setting a permissive DMARC
com/dmarc-fortune-500-companies-dont-use-basic-email-safety-protocol-2582906) proper protocols like DMARC
implemented by organizations.
org), an international non-profit organization focused on addressing systemic cyber risks, announces the release of its first project to fight phishing: a tool to make implementation of DMARC
According to Twitter, DMARC
technology will make it "extremely unlikely" for anyone to send e-mail pretending to be from a Twitter.
, email hubs would use a protocol to communicate which email authentication technologies they were using, giving recipients a high degree of certainty as to an email's provenance.