How to create a DMARC record

A DMARC record is the record where the DMARC rulesets are defined. This record informs the ISPs (like Gmail, Microsoft, Yahoo! etc.) if a domain is set up to use DMARC. The DMARC record contains the policy. The DMARC record should be placed in your DNS. The TXT record name should be “_dmarc.yourdomain.com.” where “yourdomain.com” …

How to start deploying DMARC in 5 easy steps

Deploying DMARC can be a difficult process. DMARC Analyzer provides a SaaS solution which empowers organisations to easily manage complex DMARC deployment. In this article you will learn how to deploy DMARC in 5 easy steps. 1. Identify all your companies domains Investigating all your company owned domains is the first step of your DMARC …

What is Storage spoofing?

Cybercrime is becoming more and more ingenious by the day. One of the latest forms of phishing attempts, we came across at one of the world’s busiest harbours, shows that even storage facilities aren’t safe when it comes to cybercrime and phishing attacks. Storage spoofing attacks are mainly aimed at national and multinational companies that …

5 common mistakes to avoid when deploying DMARC

Deploying DMARC can be an overwhelming and complicated process. In this article we will cover the 5 common mistakes to avoid when deploying DMARC. 1. Not setting up parked (inactive) domains All companies implement DMARC for their active domains. However most companies also have parked (inactive) domains and do not implement DMARC for them. Not …

Inbound Protection and Outbound Control because of DMARC!

DMARC Analyzer recognize that the context of what DMARC can do is not always clear. DMARC is about email security. Traditionally this was about inbound protection, where DMARC can be used. Though, DMARC is more about outbound email protection. This article attempts to clarify this and provides information about the differences between inbound and outbound …

EFAIL PGP vulnerability does not affect DMARC Analyzer

May 14, 2018 Today, news sources published about a vulnerability in encrypted email using OpenPGP and S/MIME. Later this morning (European time), the IT security lab at the Münster University of Applied Sciences released the details of this vulnerability referred to as EFAIL. The official website of https://efail.de/ describes the context and possible mitigations. DMARC …

New features: Domain grouping, Add domains directly and Worldmap of Threats

New features to simplify your DMARC project DMARC Analyzer loves feedback we’re constantly working on new features. Our latest update contains 3 much requested features. Managing a high number of domains made easier For organizations with many domains, it’s common to use a different approach to deploy DMARC for a selection of domains. From now …

What is spoofing?

Email spoofing is the forgery of an emailheader. This so that the receiver of the message thinks that the message is coming from someone or somewhere other than the actual source. Spoofing through email is an often used tactic for phishing- and spam campagnes. People will open an email more often when they think it …

What is a DMARC report?

In this article we will cover what a DMARC report is. What a DMARC report look like, what you can do with it and how can you get them? Who sends DMARC reports? When you publish a DMARC record, a lot of ISP’s (i.e. Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, etc.) will send you DMARC reports. These reports …