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Improving the Trustworthiness of E-Mail, and Beyond!



Scott W. Rose, Larry Feldman, Gregory A. Witte


This bulletin summarizes the information found in NIST SP 1800-6: Domain Name System-Based Electronic Mail Security, which describes a security platform for trustworthy email exchanges across organizational boundaries.
ITL Bulletin -


Domain Name System, DNSSEC, DANE, electronic mail, email, encryption, digital signature, X.509, TLS, S/MIME


Rose, S. , Feldman, L. and Witte, G. (2018), Improving the Trustworthiness of E-Mail, and Beyond!, ITL Bulletin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed May 19, 2024)


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Created April 25, 2018, Updated March 23, 2021