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.