DKIM


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DKIM

(DomainKeys Identified Mail) An e-mail authentication method that computes a digital signature which is added to the message header. The receiving mail server obtains the sender's public key from the DNS system to validate the signature. In 2004, Yahoo began to sign all outgoing mail with DKIM headers, and other mail services followed.

Yahoo and Cisco = DKIM
Yahoo's DomainKeys was combined with Cisco's Identified Internet Mail system, which maintains signature consistency, to become DKIM. DKIM is backward compatible with the DomainKeys system. See e-mail authentication, Vouch By Reference and digital signature.
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As protocols like SPF, VBR and DKIM become widely used they increase the likelihood that spam will be detected and that valid mail will make its way safely into the recipients' inboxes.
The effort does not end with just the DKIM signature.
DKIM works by enabling genuine e-mail senders to encrypt a two part signature in a certain part of the message, to prove they sent the message, with the e-mail provider putting an encrypted private key into the e-mail when it is sent.
The company said that its product, due for release on 26 July, offers SPF and DomainKeys support and includes cryptographic authentication to enable DKIM support.
Thus, email marketing must: first, maintain a sustainable and stable sender name; second, try to be deeply impressed by the recipients when you acquire their subscription and use a consistent sender's name; third, use a unique domain name and address for the sender and adopt SPF and DKIM signature technology to prevent illegal elements for fraudulent use.
10, to be released on 26 July 2005, will reportedly be the first commercial product to incorporate DKIM technology.
With Momentum for CRM organizations can implement industry best practices for reputation management and security with DKIM and SPF authentication, and prepare for the emerging DMARC standard.
Email authentication adoption continues to rise, with more than 68% of top 100 eCommerce sites adopting both SPF and DKIM.
The new four-part tutorial by leading experts on DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) is now available at the MAAWG website, and the live training courses on DNS security, complaint feedback loops, and DKIM at the MAAWG 19th General Meeting in Barcelona, Spain, on June 7 will be open to the industry.
Built for exceptional deliverability out-of-the-gate, Easy SMTP includes advanced authentication including DKIM and Sender ID plus pre-whitelisted IP's - either dedicated or pooled IPs.
Messaging Security Leader Helps Internet Engineering Task Force Bring DKIM Technical Standard to Next Level of Maturity for Broad Industry Adoption
He has also authored several Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standards including OpenPGP, DKIM, and ZRTP.