E-mail authentication gaining steam

A host of software companies, security firms and Internet service providers met in Chicago on Wednesday to urge corporations and bulk message senders to adopt e-mail authentication technologies.

The technologies, known as Sender ID and DomainKeys, aim to allow e-mail recipients to positively identify the sender of an e-mail message and hold the promise of giving service providers the tools they need to effectively end spam and phishing attacks.

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