To implement effective cybersecurity solutions built for the digital world, it’s important to understand common industry concepts and definitions. This glossary provides you with cybersecurity terms to be aware of as you look to protect your organization against cyber threats.
Domain spoofing is a phishing attack where cybercriminals use a fake version of a legitimate email address to scam users. Unlike display name or close cousin spoofing, domain name spoofing replicates the legitimate email address exactly. This form of email spoofing is less common because of Sender Policy Framework (SPF) and Domain Keys Identified Mail (DKIM). Once SPF and DKIM are incorporated into DNS settings, they prevent unauthorized use of domain names for spoofing attacks.Read more ›