Technology Transformation Service Wants to Beef Up Email Security

NextGov: The Technology Transformation Service—the technology innovation arm of the General Services Administration—largely met a governmentwide email security requirement and wants to know what it would cost to cover the rest of its domains.

Federal agencies were under mandate to deploy Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance, or DMARC, tools, which verify that an email is legitimately from the sender from which it purports to be. If a federal employee gets an email that seems to be from an employee at another agency, the DMARC tool will ping the sender’s email domain to ensure that address is valid.

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