Domain Spoofing: How DMARC can prevent scammers from spoofing my domain

Email is the most important communication your business uses to reach current and prospective customers. If this correspondence is damaged or misused, your brand’s reputation will be tainted and the trust your company shares with clientele will forever be fractured. Your business deserves email delivery rates to be as high as possible, and its customers deserve to be safeguarded from fraudulent emails. Therefore, spoofing, phishing, and spam scams need to be eliminated. To reach that goal, becoming DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance) compliant is crucial.

Spoofing Is a Threat

Email spoofing occurs when a scammer changes the header to make the message appear to have originated from a sender other than the actual trusted source. Used in phishing and spam campaigns, the frequency of spoofing tactics is on the rise because people are often easily duped by thinking the email was indeed sent from a legitimate individual/business. To combat the ever-present spoofing threat, DMARC compliancy brings confidence that your emails are being delivered in their true forms to customers. Moreover, DMARC provides a level of trust that current and potential clients seek by ensuring the emails received from associated domains are, in fact, authentic.

DMARC Is the Answer

With SPF (Sender Policy Framework) and DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) working in conjunction to obtain the critical DMARC compliant status, your business emails are protected from spoofing attempts. All three mechanisms provide defense from outside threats, allowing your messages to be delivered to inboxes as envisioned. DMARC implementation brings positive visibility to your brand by giving customers a sense of reliance in your company. Because online fraud is so rampant nowadays, taking every available measure to fight scams is encouraged. To that point, MxToolbox recommends your company implement DMARC now to avoid the various spoof efforts of criminals.

Once DMARC is enabled, your company’s email delivery rates will improve, and your target audience will appreciate the steps taken by your business to ensure safe communication. With DMARC’s ability to accept, quarantine, or reject incoming messages, email recipients are protected against spoofing attempts.

MxToolbox Is the Key

If you truly want to optimize your email delivery, MxToolbox offers the comprehensive and effective Delivery Center. This pioneering tool provides insight regarding who is sending email on your behalf, the reputation of your domains and delegated IPs, and many more essential features to improve your company’s message delivery. Rely on our expert team for any DMARC questions.

DMARC is the key to improving Email Deliverability!

Email is the key to your customer communication strategy. But, what is your email reputation?

Setting up and managing your DMARC configuration is the key to getting insight into your email delivery. MxToolbox is the key to understanding DMARC.

MxToolbox Delivery Center gives you:

  • Who is sending phishing email purporting to be from your domain
  • What is the reputation of your domains and delegated IPs
  • Where other senders are and What their reputations are
  • How your SPF, DKIM and DMARC setup is performing
  • What on-going maintenance you need to maintain and improve your email deliverability

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