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Google, Facebook, Bank Of America Behind New Email Security Standard

Agari January 31, 2012 DMARC
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New specification for preventing phishing and email domain abuse likely to help email security, but will enterprises adopt it?

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, the Bank of America, and PayPal are among a group of 15 companies that have banded together to help fill a major security gap in email, today releasing a specification for curbing phishing and other abuses of legitimate email domains.

The new Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) is a framework for protecting email at the domain level so fraudsters can’t spoof a legitimate email sender’s account or domain for phishing or other nefarious purposes.

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