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Gone phishing: It’s Black Friday, let’s talk about cybersecurity

VentureBeat writer Paul Sawers' roundup of holiday cybersecurity threats includes a mention of Valimail and its May 2018 Series B funding round.
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The Daily Briefing

Cyberwire's newsletter summarizes data collected by Valimail during the week of Thanksgiving in 2017, which showed "a dramatic rise in the number of fake emails sent that week."

Fake Emails Expected To Surge This Week

"Thanksgiving week may be one of the biggest shopping periods of the year. But it is also one of the busiest periods for scam emails, judging by last year’s activity, according to Valimail." Ray Schultz cites Valimail data on the 2017 surge in fake email.

Email Authentication: Interview with Alexander García-Tobar of Valimail

TAG Cyber CEO and founder Edward Amoroso interviews Valimail's CEO and co-founder in this article, discussing the top threats to modern email and how email authentication can help.

Last-Minute Shopping: Tips For The Holiday Emails About To Go Out

MediaPost's Ray Schultz mentions Valimail's involvement as the group behind BIMI (Brand Indicators for Message Identification) an email standard that puts company logos next to incoming messages that pass authentication.

Why Password Management and Security Strategies Fall Short

This piece by Dark Reading's Steve Zurier quotes Valimail on how relying on end-user training is not a sufficient cybersecurity defense strategy. "Valimail recommends a more balanced approach that includes training, email authentication, deploying secure email gateways, and making sure spam filters are current."
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That time it was illegal to fix your own electronics ... for almost 20 years

Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood mentioned Valimail's election-phishing research, writing: "It is election day, so expect the misinformation machines to get turned up to 11."
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The status of, and threats against, midterm election security

"Presented with screenshots of 11 emails, Americans could only identify fakes correctly about half the time, according to a study by Valimail released late last week," Tim Starks wrote in Politico's Morning Cybersecurity newsletter, also quoting Valimail CEO Alexander García-Tobar.

Voters Are Suckers For Fake Political Emails: Study

"Americans remain a gullible lot when it comes to discerning whether they are reading fake political emails," Ray Schultz writes, in Email Marketing Daily, covering the results of Valimail's election phishing survey.
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The Daily Briefing

Cyberwire's daily newsletter mentions Valimail's research on the vulnerability of American citizens to phishing emails that impersonate political candidates.