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My name is Nick Butcher, I am head GURU here at GURU Protect. I created GURU Protect to help IT Professionals support customers with IT Security. GURU Protect is on a journey to improve IT security...

Email Security GURU – Part 4 – DMARC

DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance) is the wrap around for SPF and DKIM that helps receiving email servers decide how to align incoming email with SPF & DKIM...

Email Security GURU – Part 3 – DKIM

DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) is an email authentication (or signing) method designed to detect spoofing (forged sender addresses in email). Essentially, each outgoing email is signed with a...

Email Security GURU – Part 2 – SPF

Lets get to it. SPF or Sender Policy Framework is an inbound check on your outbound email. Essentially its a list email hosts (servers) that you allow to send email for your domain. It is a TXT...

Email Security GURU – Part 1 – MX Servers

Lets first discuss what MX Servers mean. If you know DNS, then you know MX (Mail eXchanger) is the DNS record which lists the email server responsible for accepting inbound email for a domain. This...

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