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What is security.txt used for?

In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity, where new threats emerge with daunting frequency, it’s critical for organizations to foster an environment of open collaboration and swift communication. Enter security.txt, a...

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Podcast

Powering a Fairer Internet with IPv6 -  Wido den Hollander, CTO of Your.Online

In this episode, we chat with hosting industry veteran Wido den Hollander about the vital role of IPv6, an addressing scheme for the internet that, despite being in existence since...

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Podcast

Delivering Email People Actually Want - Laura Atkins, Email Deliverability Expert

In this episode of Collateral Dialogue, host Ken Simpson delves into the intricate world of email deliverability with Laura Atkins, a renowned expert with over two decades of experience in...

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Best Practices

Gmail's Changes

In February, Google introduced new email delivery requirements for email senders and special requirements for senders who send to more than 5,000 recipients per day. Here is a summary of...

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Best Practices

Gmail's Changes

In February, Google introduced new email delivery requirements for email senders and special requirements for senders who send to more than 5,000 recipients per day. Here is a summary of...

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Too Big to Block

Need help with email problems in your web hosting business? Send with MailChannels to leverage our scale and get customer emails delivered.

Best Practices

The Hosting Provider's Guide to Conquering Email Deliverability

Unlock the secrets of email deliverability for hosting providers. Master the art of ensuring emails reach their destination with our comprehensive guide.

Corporate

Open-Xchange partners with MailChannels to deliver additional email security options to hosters

Hosters now have access to additional security options to help drive upsell opportunities and profitability, with the announcement of a new partnership between Open-Xchange, the leading independent provider of open-source email, productivity, and security software, and email security provider MailChannels.

Corporate

Join MailChannels at CloudFest 2022

Join MailChannels at Cloudfest 2022 with our free registration link.

Corporate

Customer Success Story - Rebel.com

Rebel.com Cuts Support Tickets Related to Email Delivery by 90% with MailChannels

Engineering

How Sender Policy Framework (SPF) improves your email deliverability

Domain owners publish SPF information in the Domain Name System (DNS) - a globe-spanning database of internet information - in something called an SPF record. Boiled down, an SPF record specifies in computer-readable form a set of rules that email receivers can use to verify that an email sent from your domain originated from a server that is authorized to send on behalf of your domain.

Engineering

Upcoming change from Spamhaus will make March 1st a difficult day for some

On February 11th, Spamhaus reminded its users that they would start to block queries sent from public Domain Name System (DNS) resolvers beginning on March 1st

Engineering

How To Save Money Without Sacrificing On Reliability When Using AWS Spot Instances

One of the best tools in our cost-saving arsenal is a technology offered by AWS called Spot Instances.

Podcast

Powering a Fairer Internet with IPv6 -  Wido den Hollander, CTO of Your.Online

In this episode, we chat with hosting industry veteran Wido den Hollander about the vital role of IPv6, an addressing scheme for the internet that, despite being in existence since...

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Podcast

Delivering Email People Actually Want - Laura Atkins, Email Deliverability Expert

In this episode of Collateral Dialogue, host Ken Simpson delves into the intricate world of email deliverability with Laura Atkins, a renowned expert with over two decades of experience in...

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Podcast

Cloudflare: Past, present, and future - An interview with John Graham-Cumming

In this comprehensive discussion, Ken Simpson, CEO of MailChannels, converses with John Graham-Cumming, CTO of Cloudflare, to explore the company’s past, present, and future. From discussing the company’s journey from...

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Product

Bolstering Your Email Security: Introducing Domain Lockdown™

Domain Lockdown empowers you to prevent unauthorized MailChannels users and accounts from sending emails from your domain.

Product

Announcing Log Search API

We've developed a new API that allows you to easily search through your email logs and find exactly what you're looking for.

Product

Announcing the Monthly Usage Report

With the new Monthly Usage Report, it’s easy to access your important MailChannels insights.

Technical

Getting Onto a Blocklist Without Sending Any Spam

Getting Onto a Blacklist Without Sending Any Spam

Technical

How Outbound Spam Affects Cloud Hosting Providers

MailChannels CEO Ken Simpson discusses how outbound spam affects cloud hosting providers and recommends how they can help to stop it to recover costs.

Technical

Video: What is the big deal with SSL and authentication?

Video: What is the big deal with SSL and authentication?

Trends

Email traffic analysis shows how Zoom is exploding in popularity

As millions of employees around the world have suddenly been forced to work from home, video conferencing services have experienced an unprecedented...

Trends

How is COVID-19 affecting global email traffic?

MailChannels delivers email for hundreds of web hosting providers. When your web site needs to send out a password reset, or if you send a message from...

Trends

Uber leaks trip data and personal info via a simple Google search

Fetching this Google search URL provides a listing of random Uber trips that were somehow indexed by the search giant's spider...

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Podcast

Cloudflare: Past, present, and future - An interview with John Graham-Cumming

In this comprehensive discussion, Ken Simpson, CEO of MailChannels, converses with John Graham-Cumming, CTO of Cloudflare, to explore the company’s past, present, and future. From discussing the company’s journey from...

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How Canada’s Telecom Regulator Fights Phishing and Spam

Join Ken Simpson, CEO of MailChannels, as he dives deep with Steven Harroun of the CRTC. in exploring Canada's digital landscape, from Anti-Spam Legislation to tackling spam, phishing, and AI threats. Discover the CRTC's latest policies, net neutrality goals, and insights on tech's evolving terrain

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How Spamhaus will protect the internet from AI-driven spam and phishing

In this engaging dialogue with Andrew Barrett of Spamhaus, we trace the organization’s journey from its inception, discussing the initial vision, early challenges, and the adaptations required as the internet...

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Best Practices

The Email Deliverability Dilemma: Harness the Power of MailChannels for Optimal Email Security and Deliverability

Ensure emails from your web hosting service always hit the inbox. Elevate deliverability with MailChannels - the AI-driven solution that safeguards your reputation.

Best Practices

Defending Against Spammers: How MailChannels Protects Your Hosting Infrastructure

Learn how MailChannels safeguards your hosting infrastructure against spammers. Understand spammers' tactics and how MailChannels' robust defense system maintains the integrity of your email environment.

Best Practices

Top SendGrid Alternatives to Consider for Web Hosts

Explore SendGrid alternatives. Discover how MailChannels stands out among email service providers, particularly for web hosting companies.

Corporate

The Year in Review: MailChannels Features and Product Highlights from 2020

Looking back, here are some of the platform improvements that were made during this extraordinary year.

Corporate

Web Hosting Events 2021

Upcoming web hosting events in 2021

Corporate

How to Apply for an Internship at MailChannels

If you’re interested in applying for an internship at MailChannels, we hope this post will help you develop the best possible application because we truly want the best candidates to make the effort to apply!

Engineering

Palinurus – A Helm chart conversion tool

Palinurus converts Kubernetes resource files to helm charts automatically, eliminating a manual, error-prone step on the road from service definition to reliable deployment.

Engineering

MailChannels Rolls Out Improved Spam Detection Engine

To maintain an excellent email reputation, MailChannels works hard to block spam and phishing attacks from the more than 26 million unique senders whose email we process each month.

Engineering

Response Analytics™ - MailChannels' powerful AI technology

Spammers compromise hosting and email accounts by stealing passwords and leveraging exploits in hosting systems. Once an account is compromised, the spammer sends email through the account, leveraging whatever positive...

Podcast

How Canada’s Telecom Regulator Fights Phishing and Spam

Join Ken Simpson, CEO of MailChannels, as he dives deep with Steven Harroun of the CRTC. in exploring Canada's digital landscape, from Anti-Spam Legislation to tackling spam, phishing, and AI threats. Discover the CRTC's latest policies, net neutrality goals, and insights on tech's evolving terrain

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Podcast

How Spamhaus will protect the internet from AI-driven spam and phishing

In this engaging dialogue with Andrew Barrett of Spamhaus, we trace the organization’s journey from its inception, discussing the initial vision, early challenges, and the adaptations required as the internet...

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Podcast

Fighting Phishing in a Post-GPT World

Mike Jones, Senior Director of Product Management at Fortra Agari, joins Ken to discuss the past, present, and future of Agari’s fight against phishing.

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Product

MailChannels Enables Free Email Sending for Cloudflare Workers Customers

Today, MailChannels is launching a free email sending service for Cloudflare Workers. The new service enables Cloudflare developers to send email messages from within their Workers apps, with no authentication or domain verification required.

Product

What’s New at MailChannels | May 2021

Find out what's new for the MailChannels Host Console.

Product

Announcing cPanel Integration: A new way to add powerful, email protection for your hosting customers

MailChannels is please to announce the release of a cPanel® & WHM® plugin to help hosting providers provision and manage filtering of inbound and outbound email through MailChannels cloud services.

Technical

Video: How are service providers trying to stop outbound spam?

Video: How are service providers trying to stop outbound spam?

Technical

Video: Where does spam come from?

Video: Where does spam come from?

Technical

Video: What is Outbound Spam?

MailChannels CEO talks about outbound spam.

Trends

Ashley Madison users being targeted by "repair services"

Spammers thrive on two things: large lists of victims and data to exploit them with. The recent breach of the Ashley Madison website provides both.

Trends

Outbound spam trends in 2014

The world of email is constantly changing, and 2014 was no exception. Read about the outbound spam trends from this year.

Trends

Why Web Hosts Should Filter Outbound Spam

Find out why it is so important that web hosts filter outbound spam to optimize reliable email delivery for their customers.

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