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Starting 1 February, Gmail will require email authentication to be in place when sending messages to Gmail accounts. The requirements differ depending on the amount of emails you send, and will most likely affect your email sending.

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Expert guidance

Our Email Compromise Protection (ECP) service not only fortifies your email infrastructure but also provides expert guidance to ensure precise configuration.

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Seamless integration

Ensures seamless integration into your existing infrastructure without disruptions, guaranteeing a smooth transition while enhancing your email security.

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Alerts & Reporting

This significantly reduces troubleshooting time and sends alerts for irregularities, such as when a new system sends non-compliant emails.

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We help you identify potential gaps and provide recommendations going forward. 

As a sender you need to:

  • Have email authentication: Implementing a solution like Email Compromise Protection (ECP) is a crucial step in preventing threat actors from falsely representing your organisation in emails. If no steps are taken, this tactic, known as domain spoofing, empowers cyber criminals to misuse sending domains for malicious cyber attacks. It's a vital defence against such risks.

  • Maintain low spam rates: If the rate at which recipients mark your messages as spam exceeds the new 0.3% threshold, there's a risk of your messages being blocked or routed directly to the recipients' spam folders.

Consequences of missing the deadline

If your company relies on email to communicate with your customers and you don’t implement email authentication by 1 February, these changes are going to significantly impact the deliverability of your messages to customers with Gmail and Yahoo accounts. To meet the new requirements you are recommended to implement Email Compromise Protection (ECP).

What is Email Compromise Protection?

Our Email Compromise Protection (ECP) effectively protects your organization against email frauds, whilst also protecting your customers and suppliers. This service, along with a VMC certificate, will make you both meet the new requirements from Google and Yahoo, as well as showing your logotype in your customer's inbox.

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Background: The Rising Threat

According to the FBI's IC3 report, Business Email Compromise (BEC) incidents have surged by a staggering 81% recently, marking a concerning 175% increase over the past two years. In parallel, reported phishing attacks hit a staggering 255 million, underscoring the growing vulnerability of victims of digital communications from malicious actors.

BEC involves cyber criminals impersonating legitimate entities to deceive employees into transferring funds or sharing sensitive information. The alarming surge in these attacks has prompted major email service providers like Google and Yahoo to bolster their defences.

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The steps of Email Deliverability Assessment

Our assessment helps to identify potential gaps and provide recommendations on a path forward, so you can minimise the impact of these changes on your business.

 

Step 1

Fill in a simple questionnaire about the basics of your business (Takes less than 1 minute).

Step 2

We conduct an assessment based on your answers. (Any information shared is confidential)

Step 3

We present our recommended actions based on the assessment. You'll kick off 2024 with minimised risk of having your email sendings affected.

 

4 benefits with our service Email Compromise Protection

  • Comprehensive Defense with Expert Guidance: Our Email Compromise Protection (ECP) service not only fortifies your email infrastructure but also provides expert guidance to ensure precise configuration. This guidance minimizes the risk of misconfigurations that might inadvertently relegate legitimate emails to the trash bin.
  • Mitigating Mistakes: One of the key advantages of our service is the meticulous support provided during the setup phase. Our experts assist in configuring the system accurately, reducing the chances of misalignments among SPF, DKIM, and DMARC protocols. This meticulous approach minimizes false positives, ensuring that legitimate emails aren’t mistakenly flagged as fraudulent.
  • Project Management Integration: Implementing ECP isn't just about technicalities; it's a comprehensive project. Our service extends beyond mere setup by integrating project management methodologies. This approach ensures seamless integration into your existing infrastructure without disruptions, guaranteeing a smooth transition while enhancing your email security.
  • Alerts & Reporting: Monitoring supervises your email flow, enabling early detection of any emails failing SPF/DMARC/DKIM checks. This significantly reduces troubleshooting time and sends alerts for irregularities, such as when a new system sends non-compliant emails. It also notifies you if your SPF record becomes invalid or includes too much data, providing the closest level of proactive monitoring achievable.

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