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What is Phishing?

What is Phishing?

Phishing is a cybercrime in which a target or targets are contacted by email, telephone or text message by someone posing as a legitimate institution to lure individuals into providing sensitive and personal data such as banking, credit card details, and...

Easydmarc vs Dmarcly

Easydmarc vs Dmarcly

There are a bucketload of dmarc monitoring and management services out there to choose from, ranging from free to stupidly expensive. This time round we are going to take a look at Easydmarc vs Dmarcly. If you don't know what Dmarc is all about, please take a look at...

What is DKIM?

What is DKIM?

DKIM stands for DomainKeys Identified Mail and is used for the authentication of an email that’s being sent. Like SPF, DKIM is an open standard for email authentication that is used for DMARC alignment. A DKIM record exists in the DNS, but it is a...

What is DMARC and how does it work?

What is DMARC and how does it work?

Domain-based Message Authentication Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) is a free and open technical specification that is used to authenticate an email by aligning SPF and DKIM mechanisms. By having DMARC in place, business...

What is SPF (Sender Policy Framework)

What is SPF (Sender Policy Framework)

Sender Policy Framework (SPF) is used to authenticate the sender of an email. With an SPF record in place, Internet Service Providers can verify that a mail server is authorized to send email for a specific domain. An SPF record is a DNS TXT record...

5 Citrix ShareFile Alternatives for Safer File Transfers

5 Citrix ShareFile Alternatives for Safer File Transfers

Many people today are seeking ways to simply, quickly, and safely get files from one place to another. The ability to share files easily through file sharing, file transfer, and other means of file communication helps mobilize business data for optimization. Using...

14 Top CMS Platforms in 2021

14 Top CMS Platforms in 2021

Are you struggling to decide what CMS platform to use for building your new website? A CMS (Content Management System) platform lets you easily create and managed a website without understanding any code (at least for most of them). There are lots of CMS options...

What Is a Hostname?

What Is a Hostname?

A hostname is a label assigned to a device (a host) on a network. It distinguishes one device from another on a specific network or over the internet. The hostname for a computer on a home network may be something like new...

What is a DNS Cache and How Does It Work

What is a DNS Cache and How Does It Work

A DNS cache (sometimes called a DNS resolver cache) is a temporary database, maintained by a computer's operating system, that contains records of all the recent visits and attempted visits to websites and other internet domains. In other words, a DNS cache...

Best Free Public DNS Servers

Best Free Public DNS Servers

The best free public DNS servers include Google, Quad9, OpenDNS, Cloudflare, CleanBrowsing, Alternate DNS, and AdGuard DNS. Here's a quick reference if you know what you're doing, but we get into these services a lot more later in this article: Best Free & Public...

is Email Secure?

is Email Secure?

Yes and No. Email is a highly valuable tool that has evolved to be more secure, but there are still ways to exploit email for nefarious purposes. Email users should be careful with how they use email and the emails they respond to. Let’s look at email security in more...

19 Best Free Live Chat Software

19 Best Free Live Chat Software

Live chat is big right now – and the numbers behind its adoption prove why. Recent research from Kayako, which surveyed more than 400 consumers and 100 businesses, found that: Consumers are more likely to remain loyal, engage in positive word of mouth, and...

How to keep your domain secure

How to keep your domain secure

The short guide to domain security Keep all of your web accounts secure with hard-to-guess passwords. Add 2-step authentication where possible and never give out your domain account information to anyone.Employ anti-virus and spyware measures to prevent keylogging...

7 Great Disaster Recovery Solutions

7 Great Disaster Recovery Solutions

Unexpected events can disrupt an organization: natural or human-made disasters, cyberattacks, or system failures. In order to avoid significant revenue losses and customer attrition because of bad experiences caused by disasters, it is imperative to strategize and...

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