e-mail authentication


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e-mail authentication

The verification that an e-mail message has been sent by the domain name in the From field. Called "domain spoofing," spammers falsify the From address in their messages in order not to be identified. Various methods have been developed that rely on the Internet's domain name system (DNS) to obtain the addresses of the sending mail server or the public keys to decrypt a digital signature. See Vouch By Reference, DKIM, Sender ID and SPF.
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E-mail authentication protects both end-user recipients and e-mail administrators.
eBay and PayPal's adoption of e-mail authentication technology and this aggressive move on the part of Yahoo
DomainKeys is an e-mail authentication standard designed to verify both the domain of each e-mail sender and the integrity of messages sent.
In 2004, CipherTrust was the first e-mail security vendor to include e-mail authentication registration checks as part of its process for identifying unwanted e-mail messages.
Paul Judge, chief technology officer at CipherTrust, will lead a panel discussion on the state of e-mail authentication, a concept many believe could eliminate phishing attacks.
In July, the Company released findings based on SenderID/SPF records at the Microsoft E-mail Authentication Summit, verifying that SenderID has overtaken SPF in enterprise adoption.
ATLANTA -- World's Only Single View of Senders Using Cisco, Yahoo and Microsoft E-mail Authentication Standards
the leader in messaging security, today announced its support and success of e-mail authentication standards in stopping e-mail borne threats including spam, zombies and phishing attacks.
By teaming with The DMA in developing this white paper, we hope to help educate thousands of marketers on e-mail authentication and the benefits they will derive from supporting its ongoing development and implementation.