The US government has been criticised by a senator for failing to implement DMARC, a proven tool for curtailing the abuse of email domains by spammers and spoofers.
Malicious hackers are taking advantage of broken internet infrastructure that could be fixed, said NCSC technical director Ian Levy in his keynote speech yesterday at CRESTCon & IISP Congress 2017.
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HMRC has successfully stopped 300 million phishing emails sent in its name. SC's Roi Perez met with Ed Tucker, head of cyber-security at HMRC to discuss the body's road to DMARC implementation.
The Cabinet Office's Government Digital Service has mandated that all UK government agencies should be using HTTPS and DMARC to increase their online defences.
In a bid to protect its users from phishing and malware, Google has adopted the DMARC protocol and will warn users if it can't authenticate the source of emails.
Thanks to the rising growth of Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance (DMARC) adoption, companies are successfully fighting off phishing attacks and domain spoofing.