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Best practices for email security while employees are WFH

Cybercriminals are exploiting uncertainty and fear around the COVID-19 pandemic, with phishing emails targeting individu...

by Alexander García-Tobar
March 27, 2020
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Email: The front line of cybercrime (research part 1)

The battle against phishing rages on. Estimates from the FBI peg losses due to just one type of email-based attack, the business email compromise (BEC), at $1.7 billion in 2019 alone. Other sources have noted that 83% of email attacks are b...

by Dylan Tweney
March 4, 2020
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7 common mistakes people make with DMARC

Interest in DMARC is growing exponentially, but most of the organizations that deploy DMARC don’t actually achieve its f...

by Valimail
March 26, 2020
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Phishing attacks exploit Coronavirus anxiety

In the past week, there have been many reports about criminal activity exploiting people’s fears of the coronavirus, aka...

by William Stephens
March 13, 2020
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Domain spoofing declines as protective measures grow (research part 3)

Valimail’s data shows a slow decline in the rate of email spoofing through exact-domain impersonation over the past seve...

by Dylan Tweney
March 6, 2020
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Which industries are doing best at email security? (research part 2)

The majority of the 933,000 domains with DMARC are owned by small companies, small nonprofits, or individuals. Perhaps c...

by Dylan Tweney
March 5, 2020
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How DMARC works to protect companies — and elections (video)

TechRepublic recently published an article plus a short, 6-minute video that explains exactly how DMARC works and why it...

by Dylan Tweney
March 3, 2020
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Presidential campaigns reach email security milestone

The 2020 U.S. presidential election has reached a significant cybersecurity milestone. For the first time, more than hal...

by Dylan Tweney
February 10, 2020
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