How Will Google and Yahoo’s New Sender Requirements Impact European Businesses?

How Will Google and Yahoo’s New Sender Requirements Impact European Businesses?

It was not long ago that Google and Yahoo revamped their sender policies and made best practices a mandatory requirement. For instance, until October 2023, measures like implementing email authentication protocols—SPF, DKIM, and DMARC were “nice to have.”  However, starting in February 2024, authenticating their domains with these protocols is no longer an option but…

Reasons Why You Aren’t Receiving DMARC XML Reports

Reasons Why You Aren’t Receiving DMARC XML Reports

Once you have created a DMARC record, the job is not over; the real work of monitoring begins after that. Domain owners or administrators have to assess XML reports to understand if someone is sending unauthorized emails from your domain.  But what if you don’t receive these reports in the first place? You won’t get…

What is the Difference Between Email Authentication and Email Encryption?

What is the Difference Between Email Authentication and Email Encryption?

In an email-based interview between Forbes and Stefan Schiller, a vulnerability researcher at Sonar, the latter raised concerns about how AI-driven phishing attackers can create convincing and personalized emails, fooling victims into revealing confidential personal and financial details.  Moreover, the 2023 State of Phishing Report by SlashNext unveils a staggering 1,265% surge in phishing emails…

Why DNS Matters in Email Security?

Why DNS Matters in Email Security?

DNS is a foundational component of email security, providing essential mechanisms for authenticating senders, emails routing, and filtering malicious content. The integration of DNS-based protocols enhances the overall trustworthiness and security of email communication.  Since email has become a primary mode of communication, with the number of global e-mail users set to grow to 4.73…

DMARC Best Practices for Domains and Subdomains

DMARC Best Practices for Domains and Subdomains

DMARC adoption is already on the rise, and its urgency is also being propagated well; however, administrators still lack the proficiency to leverage its best benefits. You need to strategically move from the lenient to strict DMARC policy while maintaining a low rate of false positives and a good sender’s reputation so that most of…

Gmail and Yahoo Email Error Codes Explained

Gmail and Yahoo Email Error Codes Explained

Different email error codes give different messages, and sometimes, their technical language doesn’t make sense to normal people. Google and Yahoo prioritise email protection and authentication; hence, the instances of receiving error messages are higher. That’s why we have curated this guide explaining the reasons for their prompting and ways to fix them. What are…

How Organizations Can Prevent Email Spoofing with DMARC Compliance?

How Organizations Can Prevent Email Spoofing with DMARC Compliance?

Email spoofing tricks users into believing that the senders of malicious emails are genuine. A robust DMARC policy framework uses SPF and DKIM to identify spoof email attempts and prevents users from accessing them. Phishing attacks in the past used to be a hit-and-miss affair. The data gets compromised if the target opens the email…

How do DMARC, SPF, and DKIM Work in Tandem to Provide Email Security?

How do DMARC, SPF, and DKIM Work in Tandem to Provide Email Security?

DMARC, SPF, and DKIM can improve your organization’s email security by authenticating incoming emails. This post discusses how DMARC, SPF, and DKIM work and how to create DMARC, SPF, and DKIM records. Since the preferred mode of communication for organizations, businesses, and individuals worldwide is email, avoiding phishing and spam becomes the top priority to…