Businesses today thrive on email communication. Email plays a vital role in managing sales, providing information, conducting business protocols, and tracking operations. Today, on average, around 300 million mails are shared every day worldwide using business domain-based email systems.
But did you know, due to its large scale of transactions per day, domain-based emails are the most vulnerable sources and face a looming security threat? In fact, according to Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), loss from Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams accounted to $26 billion between June 2016 and July 2019.
Phishing is the biggest email security threat brands face on a daily basis at present. In simple terms, a phishing email is an email spammer that poses as a reputable organization, like you, and uses their domain name and email address, such as yours, to trick existing and new customers to reveal their personal information, such as credit card detail, share fake invoices, and change billing or bank details.
These emails can be persuasive and manipulative. Unfortunately, for not being techies, most customers fail to identify brand original emails from illegal emails, and fall prey to these attacks, and end up being victims of ransomware.
Phishing and ransomware can ruin your brand image almost instantly, which could result in heavy business loss.
DMARC is a robust email-authentication protocol that reduces email vulnerabilities in real-time and prevents email spoofing by providing an invulnerable shield to email transactions and domain names. GoDMARC provides comprehensive business email authentication, conformance, and reporting services for all business domains.
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Domain-based Message Authentication Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) is an accredited email authentication system developed to verify email authenticity by aligning the results of DKIM (Domain Keys Identified Mail) and SPF (Sender Policy Framework). DMARC reports allow small and big businesses to promptly inform their customers that the email sent to them is scam-free, original, and trustworthy.
It allows business owners to maintain transparency with clients while keeping an eye on how their emails are circulating in the ecosystem and identifying any illegal use of the domain name.
DMARC technology provides a host of business advantages for companies of all sizes and shapes
DMARC simplifies email delivery and increases brand reliability with the help of established DKIM and SPF records. It also shows a strong networking connection via a robust Domain Name System (DNS).
You need not be a technical expert to understand and implement DMARC. GoDMARC’s comprehensive guideline makes the process easily understandable. Besides, we have a competent team of experts waiting to assist you on different cases, such as email security, brand reputation, email phishing, cyberattacks, and other email vulnerabilities. We offer secure DMARC services across India for all business domains.
While DMARC business implementation is not complicated, getting it done through an industry professional will deliver consistent and better outcomes. Besides, having us backing you will give you 365-day compliance assurance.
DMARC works by aligning the mechanisms of SPF and DKIM technologies to deliver accurate results
It Stops Your Emails from Landing into Spam Folders with Digital Signatures
DKIM is the standard email authenticator run by two components – Public Encryption Key and Digital Signature. Businesses can use DKIM to create a digital signature for their domain emails and embed it while sending emails to customers. This digital signature, also known as the Signing Domain, will reflect your original domain name. ISPs of the clients’ email browsers like Gmail, Yahoo, AOL, etc., can then use your DKIM signature to verify the legitimacy of your email through the Signing Domain.
Note: DKIM cannot stop someone from faking your email domain. But it provides a validation stamp on the emails you sign and stops your emails from landing into spam folders.
Spammers usually change the content of the emails to get them rejected. However, once you add a digital signature to your email, no one can decrypt it and alter its content.
Spam folder emails generally go unread. And it is a huge business loss, particularly if you are running email campaigns. DKIM’s signature makes your email an authority source and reduces the chance of emails landing in spam.
A digital signature invariably acts as a reputed source of information in the eyes of your potential customers and company stakeholders, boosting the rate of your email of derivability significantly.
While an attacker may personify your email domain, it cannot replicate your digital signature. Therefore, the emails without it shall be marked as ‘fake,’ thereby preventing spoofing.
It Helps You Create a Shielded List of Trustworthy Senders
The SPF technique is incorporated to validate the email sender and prevents spammers from sending emails using your domain address. The SPF and the DMARC reports provide the receiver information about the trustworthiness of an email’s origin. It uses DNS TXT record to enable you, as a sender, to specify those servers (list of IP addresses) that are allowed to send messages on your behalf.
SPF is the most common email authentication protocol followed by businesses worldwide. However, without DMARC and DKIM, it is limited to certain features. While SPF can identify an email from a domain listed on the GoDMARC Policy, it cannot, however, detect an original email if its IP is not listed, despite being trustworthy.
A classic example would be ‘Forwarded’ emails that is out of your set policy.
With DNS records and DKIM signature in place, DMARC associates the email to that of the SPF results, particularly to the domain of the ‘From’ path (the header). Thus, GoDMARC can easily detect original forwarding emails if DKIM signs them, regardless they are listed in the SPF.
It is a crucial mechanism that allows you to authenticate the IP servers that can send emails on your domain’s behalf. Top-of-the-head benefits include:
It Helps Customers Recognize You as a Brand
As the name suggests, Brand Indicators for Message Identification (BIMI) is an emerging email specification that boosts brand value and builds trust 10X by allowing you to embed brand logos when sending emails to your existing customers, vendors, partners, and employees. The Logo will appear on the inbox thumbnail, which your customers can view without even opening the mail.
However, to add the Brand Logo (BIMI), it must pass through the DMARC authentication protocol.
The business must have DMARC, DKIM, and SPF set up in place for BIMI to work.
GoDMARC Dashboard allows you to check where your email domain stands in terms of security. It additionally lets you build transparency and trust amongst your customers and protect your employees and vendors from scammers.
There are different kinds of email authentication solutions, and choosing one could be pretty daunting. Moreover, most of them are not dependable and lack one of the following – SPF, DKIM, BIMI, and DMARC.
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While the primary functionality of DMARC is preventing email scamming and domain misuse, GoDMARC offers several organizational benefits
You will get real-time insights on your domain visibility and usage across the internet, which can assist you in deriving future emailing strategies. Now access complete insights on all emails sent from your domain, such as:
With GoDMARC, SPF, DKIM, and BIMI, you will have 360-degree control over your emailing facility, right from whom you email, who replies to you, and who forwards it. You can track email domain misuse in real-time.
Phishing can lead to ransomware attacks, which could severe organizational data and business transactions. And once you are vulnerable, you will always be on the cyber-attack radar unless you add a layer of security across your emailing channel. DMARC acts as the additional security shield to your emails and prevents spamming, spoofed messages, and forgery.
Brand recognition is crucial in this daunting digital world. Competitors can easily sneak in and take your customers if you don’t have a good branding strategy. DMARC helps you improve your reputation in the digital realm with BIMI and SPF/DKIM. These advanced emailing standards make your brand stand out amongst the hundreds of emails your client receives each day with a digital signature and brand logo. As a result, you can instantly grab your customers’ attention and separate from spam.