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Email is essential in today's world, implementing DMARC ensures we are doing our best to ensure our email safely reaches its destination and reduce forgery and phishing. With these free tools help is at hand to deploy DMARC in three easy stages.

Email is essential, as are time and sanity, the latter are scarce resources so it's essential to use them well. Filtering email to organise and tame this never ending stream benefits us by using our time more effectively and keep our sanity. This article uses standard SIEVE RFC-5228 to make moments that matter more effective.

SQL injection attacks, or Why Bark when you have a dog? An example showing how PostgreSQL and MySQL development can be easier and more robust when using the right tools.