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DHS will scan agencies for DMARC, other hygiene measures
The department is collecting data about federal agencies' use of an industry-standard cybersecurity measure that blocks hackers' forged emails.
Most large companies don't use standard email security to combat spoofing
Only a third of the Fortune 500 use decade-old DMARC to stop their email domain from being impersonated by hackers
DMARC use continues to climb inside federal government
The number of federal government departments and agencies deploying the highest level anti-spoofing and anti-phishing email security technology has nearly doubled since May.
Google turns to machine learning for additional email security
Suspicious Gmail messages to corporate users of the cloud email system will be delayed for up to four minutes while the message content is scanned and links in it are checked for malware.
Sen. Wyden calls out Pentagon for not adopting email encryption technology
The senator from Oregon wants to know why DISA isn't using STARTTLS.
Email Privacy Act reintroduced after stalling in Senate last year
After sweeping through the House, the bill stalled in the Senate last year. Despite wide support among privacy advocates, there's no sign yet that the same won't happen again this year.