The Federal Trade Commission today released a staff report that examines 11 web-hosting services that market themselves to small businesses and finds that many do not provide by default certain email authentication
and anti-phishing technologies, potentially leaving many small firms at risk of facilitating phishing scams.
based cybersecurity firm Agari's research revealed federal domain adoption of DMARC, an email authentication
, policy, and reporting protocol, increased 13 points in 30 days, ahead of the DHS deadline.
The domains were implemented on servers using full email authentication
and HTTPS, an encrypted communications protocol usually found on trusted websites.
9679; Best-in-class security and authentication: Zoomforth uses best-in-class content security measures, offering advanced authentication options - including email authentication
, password protection, and SAML/Single Sign-On (SSO) authentication - for both internal and external audiences.
BANK Domain registrar, said it has partnered with data solutions provider Return Path to offer enhanced security standards to community banks to achieve email authentication
and deliver a more secure online experience for their banking customers.
If the received information is available by looking at the record and its validity has been issued to that email authentication
code performs the validation.
The mass media corporation changed their email authentication
system after users complained about the unwanted emails containing malware.
Google points out the industry groups and standard bodies have worked over the years, for almost a decade, to ensure comprehensive adoption of email authentication
standards to tackle email phishing.
DMARC helps senders and receivers technically collaborate to improve email authentication
practices, and to enable receivers to reject unauthorized messages before they ever reach the inbox.
Implement email authentication
to reduce the incidence of spoofed and forged email, which may lead to identity theft and the distribution of malware and tarnish] your brand reputation.
DMARC standardizes how email receivers perform email authentication
using the well-known SPF and DKIM mechanisms.
Under DMARC, 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.