In this FAQ, we address many common questions that will help you understand why you need email authentication, how it works with your other internal security systems, and how it can provide protection across your organization.
(Primer) A Next-Generation Approach to Email Authentication
Current approaches to email authentication have difficulty reaching the end-goal of DMARC enforcement. This primer gives executives insight into a better way of getting there via an automated DMARC enforcement platform that never touches their organizations' DNS.
What is Email Authentication?
Email authentication standards enable any mail server, anywhere, to verify that an email with your domain in the “From” address has been authorized to send in your name. Email authentication is extremely powerful, but it requires careful configuration of DNS, intimate knowledge of the email infrastructure of thousands of sending services (in order to resolve potential … Continued
What is DMARC?
DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance) is a widely-accepted open standard that ensures only authorized senders can use your domain in the From: field of their email messages. DMARC builds on two earlier email authentication standards, SPF and DKIM.
A Next-Generation Approach to Email Authentication
Valimail solves some of the biggest problems in today's cloud-based email ecosystem. This high-level summary outlines the business value and explains features and benefits.
What is DKIM?
DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) is one of three key standards enabling email authentication. Unlike SPF, which uses rule sets to determine authorized IP addresses, DKIM uses public key
What is SPF?
Sender Policy Framework (SPF) is a cornerstone of email authentication, and is the first of several standards established for that purpose.
If you’re like so many IT and cybersecurity managers today, you’re rightfully fed up with the inherent untrustworthiness of email. This eBook outlines the journey from DMARC Monitoring to Enforcement in an accessible and entertaining way.
Insider's Guide to Email Authentication
Without authentication it is impossible to be sure that the sender of a message is really who they appear to be, leaving organizations open to email impersonation attacks and shadow email. This is where DMARC can help. When DMARC is configured properly, domain owners ensure only authorized services can send on their behalf and can … Continued
Valimail Government Report
The Valimail Government Report includes 15 pages of detailed information on the challenges and opportunities federal agencies will face in complying with the DHS directive to implemenet DMARC (BOD 18-01).
2017 Email Fraud Report
Valimail’s analysis of the most popular 1 million global domains shows that most domain owners have not attempted to implement fraud protection through the latest and most complete form of protection, DMARC.