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DHS Demands That Federal Agencies Start Using Email Security Protocols

In Technology by Shelly KramerLeave a Comment

In an attempt to make email more secure, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security just announced it will now require federal agencies to adhere to two security protocols: DMARC and STARTTLS. These measures should make it harder for hackers to intercept emails or impersonate government officials via email. In particular, DMARC—which stands for Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance—can detect …