Email Insider: BIMI Boom: CNN is Issued The First Validation Certificate
The certificate validates that a brand logo is trademarked when featured in BIMI emails, Ray Schultz reports in MediaPost.
Valimail Offers BIMI Through Its Amplify Product
“BIMI (Brand indicators for Message Identification) has taken another step forward with the announcement by Valimail that is offering the standard through its Amplify product,” Ray Schultz writes in Email Marketing Daily for MediaPost.
Google Reveals BIMI Involvement, Will Run Pilot Next Year
Google has joined the roster of tech firms working on Brand Indicators for Message Identification (BIMI). This story mentions Valimail and quotes Seth Blank, chair of the AuthIndicators Working Group and Valimail’s director of industry initiatives.
Financial Firms Are Prime Email Phishing Targets, Valimail Study Finds
Ray Schultz covers Valimail’s latest research report on the state of email fraud vulnerabilities in the finance industry. “Only 8.1% of global banking, financial services and insurances protect themselves with DMARC,” Schultz writes.
Valimail To Handle Email Authentication For Ohio
Valimail has been hired to implement email authentication for the State of Ohio. Valimail will automate the creation, maintenance and monitoring for the state’s domains, including Ohio.gov and state.oh.us, the contract specifies. That includes configuring the state’s domains with Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance (DMARC). The state will gain visibility into all senders using […]
Email Vendor Verifications.io Seems To Be Out Of Business Following Breach
Verifications.io — the firm identified in the breach of over 809 million email marketing records, including personally identifiable information — appears to have collapsed, although signs exist that someone is still in charge. The firm’s web site went down following discovery of the breach on February 25 by security researcher Bob Diachenko, but a version […]
New Tool Is Designed To Let Only Trusted Emails Into The Inbox
Valimail, a provider of anti-impersonation technologies, has introduced an email protection product called Valimail Defend. The company claims that the tool blocks Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks and the worst types of phishing.
D-markable: Federal Government Leads In DMARC Protection, Study Finds
MediaPost’s Ray Schulz, writing in his Email Insider column, cites figures from Valimail’s Q4 Email Fraud Landscape, and quotes Alexander García-Tobar, CEO and co-founder of Valimail: “Fake emails — primarily email impersonation phishing attempts — continue to proliferate because, unfortunately, they work and are childishly easy to deploy.”
Only 6% Of News Organizations Use Tech To Ensure Authentic Emails
Only 6% of news organizations use DMARC in a way that guarantees the emails that appear to come from them are authentic, MediaPost notes in this story, citing Valimail’s DMARC analysis tools and our previous coverage in Axios.