ValiMail CEO Alexander García-Tobar explains how a recent cyberattack on a well-known tech company reveals that even when the toughest anti-phishing policies are in place, 70% of companies that attempt email authentication leave the final configuration incomplete.
The ransomware crisis that swept the world last month highlights what we’ve known for years: The global IT infrastructure is incredibly vulnerable. Valimail CEO Alexander García-Tobar explains what security professionals can do.
One of the country's most-listened-to public radio stations profiles ValiMail as just one of a handful of companies that provide email authentication services to businesses, and examines how email authentication could have stopped the global WannaCry ransomware attack.
ValiMail CEO Alexander García-Tobar is interviewed about the recent DocuSign data breach resulting in the theft of 100 million customer emails, and how email authentication could have thwarted the resulting phishing campaign that leveraged the stolen credentials.
ValiMail CEO Alexander García-Tobar is interviewed about the implications of the global WannaCry ransomware attack on health care organizations, explaining that the sector is particularly vulnerable to these attacks because awareness about email authentication is still quite low in the healthcare industry.
In his inaugural column for CIO.com, ValiMail CEO Alexander García-Tobar explores the growing issue of 'Shadow Email,’ when a substantial percentage of cloud services may be sending email on a company’s behalf, and offers advice to CIOs looking to gain control over the problem.
ValiMail CEO Alexander García-Tobar is interviewed about the cybersecurity community’s response to President Trump’s new executive order that could restrict H-1B visas to only the most-skilled and highest-paid applicants.
Just in time for the close of tax season, ValiMail CEO Alexander García-Tobar takes stock of just how common--and dangerous--tax-related scams have become, and offers tips to avoid falling for the most common and pernicious of seasonal attack vectors — the W-2 scam.
ValiMail Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer Peter Goldstein is interviewed about his vision for the future of cybersecurity, noting it will likely involve an increasing shift away from stronger perimeters and better intrusion detection, to shared notions of identity and reputation rooted in globally accessible systems like DNS.
ValiMail CEO Alexander García-Tobar is quoted extensively in a Dark Reading article about a new Federal Trade Commission report that shows most organizations aren't fully utilizing the latest technology available to combat phishing, which is contributing to a growing distrust in email.
In a dispatch from RSA, ValiMail CEO Alexander García-Tobar reveals new data that shows only one of RSA's 62 sponsors had a correctly configured DMARC record that's set to enforcement, and urges the industry to do better on email authentication.
The attack shows how effective it can be for phishers to use the exact domain name of organizations that are unprotected by email authentication, and how simple it is to stop these attacks in the future.
In a study of 1 million corporate domains, only 60,000 had made any attempt at DMARC email authentication, and of those, only a quarter actually had enforcement mechanisms in place, according to a new report from ValiMail.
Recent news about Walmart customers getting phished for their password information and Russian hackers breaking into the email servers of American politicians has a lot of companies worried about how to avoid an e-mail-based hack. Here's a few tips.
MediaPost’s EmailMarketing Daily describes recent attacks, including the loss of employees’ W-2 records by the Milwaukee Bucks, and explains how automated DMARC from ValiMail could have prevented them.