The DMARC Challenge for Federal Agencies

Dec 04, 2017

On October 16, 2017 the Department of Homeland Security announced that it is requiring federal agencies to implement Domain-based Message Authentication Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) on their email-sending domains within 90 days. This directive is a step on the right track to help prevent email fraud, however agencies still have more progress to make.

Combining original research and actionable advice this report contains:

  • Data on how well all 1315 government and 65 military domains are doing with DMARC
  • Data on SPF usage in government and military domains
  • Risks of failing to deploy DMARC fully
  • How DMARC works and why it’s essential
  • Data on the growing global support for DMARC
  • Challenges federal agencies need to be aware of in implementing DMARC


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